What does “abuse” mean? Abuse can refer to any situation in which someone who has more power hurts someone with less power. It may include: Verbal Abuse — saying mean or cruel things to you. Physical Abuse — hurting you
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.
Genetic conditions cannot be removed from our bodies or fought in any way. Genetic disease treatment is also not possible in every case, so the best thing to do is to take care of our eyes as best as we can.
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.
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.
If you or someone you know would be interested in receiving an Aspen Activity Packet, please reach out at 801-607-2300 today.
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.
Meet our Aspen Senior Day Center Spotlight, Sala Scratch! Sala is a regular here at Aspen Senior Day Center and can always be found with a big smile on her face.
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.