As you age, you might notice that your skin becomes a little less elastic and a little drier. This is quite common. It’s why we get more wrinkles as we get older. Unfortunately, there are also chronic conditions that come with our aging skin as well. One of these conditions is known as psoriasis. Read More
For years, scientists and researchers have been attempting to discover a miracle cure that will prevent or reverse the effects of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. So far, there has been no such luck. However, there have been minor breakthroughs when dealing with treatments for these neurodegenerative diseases. No cure all, but symptoms have been able to be better managed. Read More
As the population ages in the US and we watch more and more of the baby boomer generation retire, our country will continue to see a rise in the need for at home care. However, an increasingly popular option has become assisted living. Previously, assisted living has had an unwanted stigma attached to it. Read More
The summer is the perfect time to get out and be active. There are plenty of things to do when the days are longer and warmer. In fact, if you want some ideas, you can read our latest blog here. However, it’s also important to monitor your body temperature and your hydration level, while you’re doing all of these activities. Read More
June 21st is when you can officially state that summer has started. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get outside and enjoy this fine weather now. In fact, it’s better if you start taking advantage of the higher temperatures and spend some time in the sun! But you don’t have to just stand outside and collect the rays. Read More
The ability to communicate is a skill we learned from a young age, much like riding a bike or tying our shoes. However, unlike those previous examples, communication isn’t some skill that we learn once and never have to work at it again. There are numerous scenarios that require different approaches to communication in order to have a much more effective conversation, based on who we are talking to. Read More
The month of May is a wonderful reminder that summer is on its way and that the nice weather is here to stay. For some people, that means getting outside to do some gardening, going on a bike ride, or maybe extra walks during the week. Nice weather tends to make us more active. Read More
Our view of Alzheimer’s disease and the way it’s treated have been changing since it was first discovered in 1906. To stay on top of some of the newest facts and figures, read our list of 7 essential facts about Alzheimer’s disease.
- Dementia is not synonymous with Alzheimer’s disease.
A lot of people try and use these terms to describe the same thing.