Posted on June 9, 2017 in Dementia CraftsSummer dehydration is a concern at any age, but when an individual has Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, additional precautions must be taken to ensure that they stay hydrated.
Blog: Hospice Views - June 2017
Posted on June 9, 2017 in Gift of a DayDonald Starcher joined the Navy during World War II at age 15, hiding his true age from recruiters. Now 87 years old, this proud Veteran, wanted to visit the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, MO for his Gift of a Day.
Posted on June 8, 2017 in Caregiving TipsMillennials – the common name for babies of the 80’s and 90’s – are perhaps best known for their carefree spirits and ambition in seeking adventure. These young people are often found challenging their own mortality in a variety of ways: intense workouts, exotic travel, the consumption of junk food and other substances. You name it. So what happens when this happy-go-lucky sensibility backfires, taking a turn for the worse?
Posted on June 7, 2017 in Caregiving TipsSummer vacations are time-honored tradition for many families. When one of those family members has early-stage dementia, travel may still be possible. However, it is important to take precautions to make sure the trip doesn’t become overwhelming.
Posted on June 1, 2017 in Caregiving TipsSummer is a time for outdoor fun. While the scorching sun and soaring temperatures can be potentially dangerous for anyone, seniors need to be extra cautious. These four summer health tips for seniors can be used to ensure that both you and the people you care for are staying safe this time of year.
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