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Do’s and Don’ts for Holiday Decorating with Alzheimer’s or Dementia Residents

By Heather Brown
November 20, 2015

Do Clear the Path! Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia already experience problems with balance. These changes in gait already present an increased fall risk. So as you decorate, be sure to keep the pathways clear to minimize risk. Don’t Over-Stimulate! Those residents living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s can easily be agitated by too much ...

Foods that Reduce the Risk of Dementia

By Heather Brown
July 22, 2015

Eating for optimal brain health is one of the best things that people can do to reduce the risk of dementia.  Maintaining a healthy diet overall will limit the likelihood of developing high blood pressure, clogged arteries, diabetes and other issues that limit the flow of blood to the brain, overwhelm the body and make people ...

Healthy Nutrition For The Elderly

By Heather Brown
May 27, 2015

Providing healthy eating for the elderly is a common concern for anyone who cares for an aging person. Maintaining a healthy diet is important for the elderly, and sometimes diets need to change as we age. Balance is the key to a healthy diet. Good nutrition keeps our minds, bones, muscles and other parts of our ...