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.
Aspen Senior Day Center is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of all seniors who attend each week. We offer a variety of fun and engaging activities for our clients every day which help them flourish and thrive. One of our favorite activities is Becky’s SeniorSit and Dance.
Travel brings a host of new adventures and experiences, but it can also present major stressors that can intensify for those in their golden years. This article offers some helpful tips to keep you safe and stress-free on your next travel adventure.
We all know how deeply valuable our memories are—both of the past and the ones we intend on making in the future. Our memories make us who we are, they’re a living collection of all the experiences we’ll ever have, and the prospect of losing them is frightening. It’s fortunate then that there are completely natural ways of maintaining brain health at any age, and here is how.
Brain games work by activating parts of your brain you may not have to use on a daily basis, like short-term memory and analysis. Just like a muscle, the more you exercise the different parts of your brain, the healthier each part will become.
Long-term caregiver, Betty De Filippis, gives her tips regarding her experiences with her mother-in-law, Joan, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2013. As the disease progressed through four years of caregiving, Betty learned many different techniques that aided —
If you’ve recently taken on the role of caregiver, you may feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what the future holds. Despite your new responsibility, it’s crucial that you don’t stop caring for yourself as well. Early Planning Is Essential One
When most of us think about staying fit we immediately think about our body from the neck down. However, brain fitness plays a vital role in nearly everything we do – thinking, working, playing, remembering, socializing, and communicating. It’s predicted
Knowledge, patience, and practice are key to providing smart and compassionate care to people with dementia and support to their families. What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific disease, it is the term used to describe several different diseases of
The Best of Utah Valley competition is held each spring and readers nominate and vote on their favorite local businesses, services, and products in Utah County. The Daily Herald counts the votes, chooses the top three in each category and