Aging in place

What’s the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

This very common question is sparked by shared confusion about the meaning of each of these terms. Many in the health profession prefer the word “dementia” because the word “Alzheimer’s” can be overwhelming and frightening. But the terms are not always interchangeable. According to The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “dementia is not …

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Be Prepared for Wandering

Wandering away from home is a common behavior in people with dementia. See how this 15-Year-Old Invents a Sensor to protect his grandpa… In addition to alarm devices, take these proactive steps to safeguard your loved one and increase your peace of mind: Maintain a schedule of activities for your loved one, which significantly decreases …

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How Gratitude Makes Us Joyful

The University of California Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) has published many studies on the benefits of gratitude. They focus resources on uncovering the medical benefits of giving to charity or saying thank you. We are all better off understanding the ways gratitude can improve our life because the benefits are huge. One powerful …

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