There are several theories as to why hearing loss may be associated with dementia. Many revolve around the idea that both dementia and hearing loss increase cognitive load, or the brain’s ability to manage its work. When the brain is overloaded it becomes more difficult to complete the tasks like creating memories, remembering routines, and understanding the environment.
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Learn how to be a good support system for someone dealing with this challenging disease.
Aspen Senior Day Center was chosen as The Best of Utah Valley in the Best Customer Service – Health & Beauty category.
Reminiscence therapy taps into the five senses — touch, sight, smell, sound, and taste — to help individuals with memory challenges recall people, places, and events from throughout their lifetime.
Caregiver support programs assist family caregivers who are caring for their elderly loved one (most likely a spouse or a parent) who has reached a point where they are no longer able to perform day-to-day activities on their own.
Here are a few tips to help young children better understand an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Aspen Senior Day Center has partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs and is now approved and qualified to provide day care services to veterans that qualify for such benefits provided by the Veterans Administration.
Simplicity is probably the best way to make the holidays go as smoothly as possible. Here are a few simple ways to involve your loved one in memory-friendly activities which will help them feel included and involved.
Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia can be devastating and overwhelming. It is normal to feel hesitant or worried about how family and friends may respond, but remember there is no right or wrong way to break the news.