Retirement is a time of life when many individuals look forward to relaxing, pursuing their interests or hobbies, and making the most out of their days. Investing is one of the best ways to ensure your hard-earned money works for you and your goals. However, retirement investment differs from other investments in terms of risk […]
When a family member receives an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, it has an emotional impact on the whole family. It can bring forth a lot of difficult emotions, decisions, and questions. As your parent or loved one starts facing the challenges that come with memory loss, you might start asking yourself important questions regarding their diagnosis. […]
Home is the place we feel the most comfortable and secure. Home holds sentimental value and treasured memories. However, there may come a time when it is no longer the safest place for your parent to live.
There is a stigma that social media is for younger generations, but more and more older adults are joining the various platforms. Whether it is to view and consume content or create and share their own, 69% of adults between the ages of 50 and 64 and 40% of individuals above 65 use social media.
Perhaps you’ve realized your mom no longer attends the book club she once looked forward to each month, or maybe you’ve noticed it takes your grandpa longer to get ready for the day each morning. Either of these scenarios could signal that your parent could benefit from the supportive and engaging environment offered by an […]
February is all about matters of the heart, but not in the way you may be thinking. Yes, Valentine’s Day takes place this month and love is in the air, but in addition to heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and red roses, February is also American Heart Month.
Along with other New Year’s resolutions, many of us aim to start the new year by eating healthier, which typically includes consuming less sugar. However, when the sun goes down and those late-night cravings set in, what do you do when you need something sweet?
It is that time of year again – the time many of us set New Year’s resolutions. While there are endless goals you could set for yourself and numerous reasons behind them, some of the common resolutions that come up each year can also help reduce your risk of dementia.
A lot changes with the seasons. From the weather and types of activities we participate in to the foods we eat and even our overall mood, our routines change depending on the time of year. But for some, these changes can cause seasonal depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Hearing the words “dementia” and “memory loss” can be scary and even more intimidating to talk about them. This is especially true when it comes to your own health and wellness. However, talking about dementia and memory loss becomes more and more important as we age.