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Most seniors, like the rest of the population, don't abuse alcohol. They've gone through their adult lives with an occasional social drink or a glass of wine with dinner. However, life events can cause a senior extra stress... Read more →

For this reason, a study that concluded that dementia is the cause rather than the effect of loneliness has made many researchers and doctors take particular notice. Lead researcher of this startling study... Read more →

Consumers also need to explore unique options that may be available to them, including special programs for the poor and for veterans. Some programs have age restrictions while others do not.// Read more →

As time goes by and our loved ones’ care needs mount, we find ourselves spread thinner and thinner. Eventually, we are forced to admit that we can’t raise our families, work our jobs, care for ourselves and provide full-time hands-on care over the long term. So, we regretfully... Read more →

Your husband, children, and grandchild are as important as your parents, so you’ll need to be aware of times when you could be neglecting them due to attending to your parents’ needs. That's okay in emergencies... Read more →

Managing your dad’s Alzheimer's at home is enough of a challenge without the distraction of incontinence, but incontinence is part of most types of dementia. While I can't change that, I can give you some suggestions that might help make life easier for you.... Read more →

"After adjustment for other risk factors, older persons with feelings of loneliness were more likely to develop dementia” than people without such feelings. For this reason, a study... Read more →

Once establishing some level of comfort, try to find out what is behind this lack of personal hygiene, with the intent of helping, not blaming. You might try these steps: Read more →

know what it is to reek of different rubs — some herbal, some commercial — in order to function. I know what it is to tell my mother that I was fine even though she could see that my eyes were barely focusing. Even then, most of the time, I did carry on. Read more →

The National Institutes of Health says that some types of dementia can be stopped or reversed with treatment. Normal pressure... Read more →