A new approach, animal therapy, has recently become popular in Memory Assisted Care Communities. Dementia patients are prospering from animal therapy. Pets offer companionship and unconditional love; they have a key part in the quality of lives. Fostering a Home-Like Experience In the early 1990s Dr. William Thomas, a medical director at a New York… Read More


Statistics from Caregiver Actions show approximately 66% of family caregivers are women with more than 37% having children or grandchildren under 18 years old living with them. 1.4 million children ages 8 to 18 provide care for an adult relative; 72% are caring for a parent or grandparent and 64% live in the same household… Read More


A discussion with a parent about an option to move where they are safe and well cared for is one of the foremost problematic dialogs. The First Hurdle Opinions will differ…siblings, a parent, trusted family members, and friends either heighten the negatives of moving or support the positive aspects of a transition. Hopes of a… Read More


Hackers targeting mobile phones and devices are taking advantage and have become a major concern. Increased Vulnerability Data breaches are on the rise. Malware, created and used by hackers to retrieve personal information, is a serious threat to mobile devices. Verizon’s Data Breach Report has identified five types of malware affecting mobile devices through text… Read More


However, aging processes introduce a multitude of changes. New medications, different approaches to exercise, loss of friends and family, changes in lifestyle and a possibility of downsizing with a move easily result in a night of tossing and turning. Seek Help for Sleep Problems If you or your spouse complain of snoring or intermittent breathing… Read More