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Humor and Laughter – Good Medicine for Seniors

There’s an old saying that “laughter is the best medicine”, but will laughing more also benefit those with serious medical conditions like cancer, dementia and heart disease? Many studies have shown that humor and laughter are beneficial for people with chronic illnesses- notably those aged 65-and-over.

By |2019-10-04T18:31:10+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Seniors

For some seniors, drinking can lead to dangerous side effects and impact both physical and mental health. For this reason, it’s important for children, those providing respite care/in-home care, and those who work in an elderly home to recognize the warning signs of alcohol abuse in seniors.

By |2018-08-25T20:16:02+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , , |

Activities to Entertain Seniors with Dementia

Dementia can be an overwhelming syndrome for both the person suffering from it and those who love and care for them. But this doesn’t mean that all of life’s fun has to stop. In fact, those who have dementia need enjoyable experiences to provide them with some sense of normalcy. The list below offers several activities to entertain seniors with dementia regardless of if they are receiving respite care, in an elderly home, or aging in place.

By |2018-08-14T18:41:33+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , , |