Parents, like snowflakes, are unique in design, even more so when a parent is diagnosed with dementia. What was once a loving relationship may start to unravel with memory loss and dementia issues. Perceptions and attitudes change parental/child bonds when dementia becomes the invisible participant. Initially, you need to “let go” of traditional parental images… Read More


As we age, we’ve come to expect the increasing absent-mindedness and the onslaught of those now-why-did-I-come-into-this room moments. We laugh it off, make jokes about the unexpected gifts in being able to hide our own Easter eggs or wrap our birthday presents. But memory lapses could indicate more serious conditions. They could be symptoms of… 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


Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia triggering progressive changes in one’s behavior, thinking, and memory. Symptoms may surface slowly and then decline rapidly in later stages. Currently, there is no cure, only treatment. Drastic and variable behavior changes make it difficult to determine the appropriate care needed. Sufferers of Alzheimer’s and their caretakers need to… Read More


The ability to remember a string of events, people, or facts may begin to fade with advancing age. Many Seniors experience increased forgetfulness or difficulty following directions but is this a concern for a more serious issue such as Dementia or a natural aging process? What is Dementia? Dementia is defined as a chronic or… Read More