Dementia Care for Seniors: Communication Techniques
Kathleen Roberts Posted on July 29, 2019
Dementia affects a great deal of America’s older population. Dementia is a general term for memory loss and other cognitive loss serious enough to interfere with daily life. It’s..
How to determine when your loved one needs Personal Care – Living Branches
Karen Walser Posted on July 15, 2019
How to determine when your loved one needs Personal Care As senior adults age and their health needs change, a move to Personal Care, also known as assisted living, may..
Older Adults Month: Week Four
Margaret Zook, Director of Church and Community Relations Posted on May 30, 2019
NPR reported on a group of engineers walking through the airports in aging sensitivity suits. The suits were to help understand the unique issues of navigation for older adults...
Finding the Best Activities for People Living with Dementia
Keeping active can improve a person’s quality of life, bringing pleasure and meaning. Seniors living with dementia often find everyday activities are more difficult. But choosing appropriate, failure-free activities..
Older Americans Month: Week Three
Margaret Zook, Director of Church and Community Relations Posted on May 22, 2019
A Plan for Living Well in Later Life As we think of the many years ahead of us, we wish for them to be as happy and healthy as possible...
10 Scams that Target Seniors and How to Protect Yourself
Bruce Alder Posted on January 29, 2019
While anyone can be a victim of fraud, we are seeing more and more scammers targeting retirees. Scammers target seniors because they are able to manipulate seniors to quickly..
Dementia Caregiver Study Highlights the Importance of Togetherness
Danielle Leheny Posted on December 03, 2018
In recent years, the healthcare community has poured much attention into the special needs of people with dementia – and there have been exciting advances in therapies, treatments, and..
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