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


Daily hygiene routines such as flossing and brushing may become more difficult with arthritic hands or strained eyesight. However, there are multiple reasons to treat oral health as a priority. If you have traded your natural pearly whites for dentures, you will still want to read about the impacts of poor dental hygiene. Dental Health… Read More


Keeping relationship skills and being open to new interactions is important no matter your age. Let’s Talk Open communication is a relationship must. What is said and how it is communicated creates a significant difference. Positive communication helps to keep a relationship on the right track. Focus on what is working well and use encouragement… Read More