As we close out May we join in Mental Health Awareness Month by focusing on mental health awareness for seniors. As a senior, taking a proactive approach to your mental health can make the difference between aging or aging well. Mental Health Awareness for Seniors There are some areas that are specific to seniors and
It’s not easy caregiving for someone with a brain injury as they try to recover. Recovery can often be long and tedious. Brain Injuries There are 2 basic categories of brain injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury (TMI) – As the name implies a trauma occurs to the head and causes an injury of the brain itself.
Christmas with those who have dementia is much different than Christmas in the past; but we can help. How to Prepare for Christmas with Dementia Limit Change – Many people with dementia don’t accept or understand change and this includes decorating or moving regular items to replace them with holiday decorations. Downsizing your decorating is
If you’ve been caring for an individual who has dementia, you are probably aware of the unique challenges associated with loss of memory and changes in personality. The person who suffers from this condition may feel vulnerable and anxious. You may sometimes feel frustrated and even fearful, especially if the person is your parent or
The number of Californians who have dementia is growing at a rapid pace; in fact, it is expected to almost double within the next two decades. If someone you know has begun to exhibit the signs of dementia, getting professional help for the condition is crucial. Such signs may include loss of memory, as well