We revisit an important topic shared with our caregivers by Greg Fowers with Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital regarding dealing with difficult behaviors in caregiving.
Many seniors are staying safe and healthy by staying home, but are now at an even higher risk of depression and loneliness.
As the only Senior Day Program in Utah Valley, Aspen Senior Day Center has been serving seniors challenged with memory loss and their families in the Provo area for more than 10 years. Aspen provides comprehensive activities specifically focused on all stages of memory loss in a safe, nurturing environment.
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.
We would be honored if you joined Team Aspen Senior Care for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s! Every single individual makes a difference in raising awareness and every dollar raised brings us one step closer to finding a cure. Your donation, whether big or small, comes together to make a huge impact.
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.