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By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on December 10, 2014
The holidays are a great time for family and friends to get together and enjoy each other’s company, but it can often lead to stressful times for all involved, especially aging loved ones. Luckily, there are simple things you can do to help your senior loved one deal with the…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on November 26, 2014
As your parent grows in age, you may realize that their lifestyle changes in order to adapt to growing dependency and decreased mobility. These things can have a great impact on wellness, quality of life and self-confidence. It’s important that family members and in-home senior caregiver in Palm Beach stay…
By Beth Brown, 12:21 am on November 19, 2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have been studying an experimental Alzheimer’s drug and have been welcoming willing participants with Down syndrome. Researchers wanted to test the drug on those with Down syndrome because all individuals with the disorder are predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease. Below is some information…
By Beth Brown, 11:35 pm on November 5, 2014
Every year National Family Caregiver Month honors the over 90 million family caregivers in the United States. Two out of every five adults take care of senior family members who are living with degenerative disease or disabilities. November is a great time to remember that family caregivers need support and…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on October 29, 2014
There are several different types of dementia that affect the aging population, each with its own set of symptoms and treatment options. Lewy body dementia (LBD) is caused by abnormal protein deposits found in a region of the brain stem that deplete dopamine. This progressive form of dementia is oftentimes…
By Beth Brown, 5:10 pm on October 22, 2014
Will you be visiting with an aging loved one in Palm Beach County, Florida during the 2014 Halloween season? Perhaps you live in the area already! Either way, there are plenty of activities the locals have put together to celebrate the season in style. Check out some of the great…
By Beth Brown, 11:12 pm on October 15, 2014
Those caring for an elderly relative make endless sacrifices to keep their loved one happy and healthy. While it’s an endeavor born out of love, it can reach the point where caregivers lie to themselves to keep going, risking the possibility of caregiver stress or burnout. This can cause family…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on September 24, 2014
Watching parents cope with age related problems can be difficult, but you can help make life more fun by including seniors in special activities such as parties or outings. Keep in mind that in order for aging adults to feel comfortable socializing, certain modifications might need to be made. Here…
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on September 17, 2014
Everyone knows that seniors must be conscious of their diet in order to help avoid health problems, but did you also know that one aspect of healthy eating is limiting food preservatives? Studies show that food preservatives may be dangerous and are an oftentimes understated source of health problems. Here…