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Tips for Communicating with Seniors with Hearing Loss

Seniors (and everyone) with hearing loss find it frustrating and challenging in varying degrees to communicate effectively with other people. This strains conversations and prompts less social engagement and interaction, which increases risk for emotional and mental health consequences. Use the proper communication techniques outlined below so your loved ones with hearing loss can remain [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:35:33-04:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Elderly Senior Care|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Tips for Communicating with Seniors with Hearing Loss

Warning Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia, and causes a slow reduction in memory as well as thinking and reasoning skills. Although there are top warning signs and symptoms, remember that each individual may experience these signs in varying degrees. Disruptive Memory Loss: One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss that [...]

By | 2016-03-21T09:51:09-04:00 March 21st, 2016|Categories: Alzheimer's|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Warning Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Explaining Alzheimer’s To a Child

Children can be very curious about physical changes and demeanor alterations, especially when they notice this about a family member. Children also ask remarkably frank questions about these changes. "Why can't Grandpa remember my name?" "Why does that lady have to take care of Grandpa?" "What's wrong with Grandpa?" "When will Grandpa get better and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:35:38-04:00 March 14th, 2016|Categories: Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family, Love, Senior Living|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Explaining Alzheimer’s To a Child