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A Look Inside Lewy Body Dementia

A Look Inside Lewy Body Dementia

When Robin Williams’ death was announced back in 2014, his family disclosed the comedian had been suffering for years from symptoms of Lewy body dementia – a disease that many Americans were hearing about for the first time. But this progressive illness, also...
The Cost of Dementia Care

The Cost of Dementia Care

No matter how comprehensive your insurance coverage might be, out-of-pocket medical costs associated with any long-term disease can be steep. Illnesses like heart disease and cancer, in particular, can be associated with long periods of decline that carry big price...
Ideas for Lowering Senior Stress

Ideas for Lowering Senior Stress

We all know from our doctors how important it is for us to alleviate stress in any way we can; many of us rely on exercise as a way to spike endorphins and burn off the day’s tension. For seniors with mobility and cognitive issues, though, options like taking a long...
Inspiration for Caregivers

Inspiration for Caregivers

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” This challenge posed to us back in 1957 by Martin Luther King speaks to us today with a message whose meaning is timeless and inspirational in any context. In our capacity hosting Memory...
A Look at Early Onset Alzheimer’s

A Look at Early Onset Alzheimer’s

We all joke about getting more forgetful as we get older (where were those keys again?). But those “senior moments” that our kids might tease us about can nonetheless feel a bit unnerving – particularly when we hear about the very real phenomenon of Early Onset...
Tips for an Emergency Room Visit

Tips for an Emergency Room Visit

No one enjoys taking a trip to the Emergency Room; it’s usually a bit chaotic and disorienting, with long stretches of uncomfortable waiting that can try anyone’s patience. For someone with dementia, whose ability to cope relies on being grounded in what’s familiar...
When Caregivers Need a Break

When Caregivers Need a Break

If you are one of the millions of people in the US who’ve acted as unpaid caregiver for a family member, you know how emotionally and physically demanding it can be. Cutbacks in Medicare, curtailed insurance coverage, shorter hospital stays, and a shortage in-home...
The Benefits of Hobbies for Seniors

The Benefits of Hobbies for Seniors

Most of us with busy workweeks turn to hobbies to unwind and have some fun, as it should be! For seniors, though, leisure activities can play a much more critical role – in sharpening cognitive ability, keeping the mind active and engaged, and preventing the symptoms...