Winter often evokes memories of soft flannel pajamas, snowball fights, hot cocoa with marshmallows, and time spent around the fireplace with family and friends. The harsh reality of winter for many Seniors however is increased joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. Why Is Arthritis Worse in Winter?   Studies show many who suffer from… Read More


The onset of Winter brings thoughts of cozy sweaters, holiday gatherings, hot drinks, and … the risk of contracting the flu. This year a pandemic has introduced additional challenges. Senior Communities have been proactive and developed procedures intended to minimize any chance of residents becoming ill.. Because Seniors are at high risk it is crucial… Read More


Alzheimer’s is a progressive type of dementia affecting thinking, behavior, and memory. Patients with advanced Alzheimer’s may lose their ability to communicate and care for themselves. Treatments are available but there is no cure for Alzheimer’s. One successful treatment involves an activity we all enjoy…music.   Why Music? Music has often been demonstrated to stimulate… Read More


As Seniors advance in age, additional medications may be prescribed to alleviate the new ailments and illnesses associated with the aging process. Medication management is a challenging task for older adults and caregivers. The management of multiple prescriptions is complex as drugs, generics, dosages, and methods of receiving them vary.   Medication management is crucial… Read More


Fewer meals and smaller portions are common with advancing age. A shift in eating Patterns and preferences does more than change diets, it decreases social activity. Meal preparation is an exceptional way for Seniors with dementia to stimulate their brain activity. Cooking, baking, and serving involves more than one skill, all of which are important… Read More