Historically, 2015 has been one of the biggest years yet for Alzheimer’s research with awareness efforts ramped up from Hollywood and Congress increasing funds by 60% in June. Now, included in a budget proposal an astonishing 50% increase in Alzheimer’s research is expected to pass in Congress before the year-ends.
Your Elderly Loved One Deserves Only the Best Senior Care Community!
Finding the right senior care community for your loved ones who can no longer live alone can be a challenge. However, most modern senior care facilities are not the dreary and impersonal institutions of yesteryear. By talking over this decision with your elderly loved ones and doing diligent research, you can find a senior community that will not only see to their medical and personal needs, but improve their quality of life.
The use of music therapy activities in senior living communities is known to have positive effects on elderly people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other memory loss issues. Music has power—especially for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. And it can spark compelling outcomes even in the very late stages of the disease.
There comes a time when to consider assisted living and many people resist the idea of moving to an assisted living facility because it feels like a loss of independence. However, there are many levels of assisted living. We have ten reasons why it may be worth considering.
Planning your budget for assisted living care can almost catch you by surprise, and if you haven't planned for senior living care expenses, you aren't alone. Few people do - either because they don't think they'll need it or because they want to save their assets for their children and believe that government subsidies will cover any care they need. This doesn't mean they can't afford suitable care; it just means the choices may be more limited. Fortunately, just like the variety in settings, styles, and amenities, senior living residences are available at a variety of price points.
Many seniors believe that heart disease risks are inevitable in old age. In truth, there are plenty of ways to keep your heart in great shape; start with these seven.
What exactly is heart disease? It’s the term given to a group of different health conditions that affect the heart. In the United States, the most common form of heart disease is called coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD is often responsible for serious cardiovascular events like a heart attack, heart failure, chest pain, and irregular heartbeat, also called arrhythmia.
(TRFW News) Meet the 15-year-old inventor, Kenneth Shinozuka, a bright kid who invented an app for patients with Alzheimer's disease thus helping keep thousands safe worldwide! His reason leading up to this invention is heartwarming, eye opening, and simply brilliant.
It’s no secret that the benefits of regular walking are many—improving heart rate and blood pressure, releasing stress, maintaining (or losing) weight, enhancing mood, feeling energetic. And you don’t need a gym membership, expensive equipment or even a lot of time to get started. Walking is one of the easiest ways to put you—and keep you—on the path to better health. Before starting any new exercise regimen, though, be sure to talk with your doctor to determine if it’s the right activity for you.
These 5 Amazing Women Are Aging Gracefully
Proof you can sleep, exercise and eat what you like everyday!