Month: December 2018

New Year’s Resolutions For Seniors And Their Caregivers

It’s that time of the year when we review accomplishments of the past year, and thinking about resolutions for the coming year. For seniors and their caregivers, the New Year brings us upon a time to reflect over the past year — to make goals and resolutions to work towards in the future. So as …

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Ways To Beat Caregiver Stress During The Holiday Season

The holidays are a joyous, festive time of year, but they can also be a very stressful time for families. Between the hustle and bustle of preparing for extra company, shopping, and playing host –while also trying to enjoy the experience ourselves — the holiday season can bring upon a lot of stress.  For the …

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Safely Decorating For The Holidays When Your Loved One Is Living With Alzheimer’s

Holiday décor can present challenges if a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, causing a variety of problems ranging from agitation and choking hazards to being frightening for someone with cognitive or memory impairments.  Whether it is for Christmas or for Hanukkah, before you decide to decorate there are many things to take into consideration to …

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Calling Attention To Older Driver Safety During Awareness Week: December 3-7, 2018

From December 3rd through December 7th, 2018, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is calling attention to different aspects of older driver safety. AOTA’s Older Driver Safety Awareness Week aims to promote understanding of the barriers older adults face when driving is no longer an option, and to increase awareness of the steps older adults can take to …

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