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.
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
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.
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.
We love learning more about our clients and the wonderful lives that have led them to us! This month we are excited to learn more about our Aspen Senior Day Center spotlight, Grant.
Research shows that maintaining a positive attitude can boost immunity, lengthen one’s lifespan, and increase the overall quality of life. Of course, staying positive is often easier said than done, especially in a world where aging is often viewed in a negative light.
As adults age, senior isolation becomes more common. Frequently their social connections decrease due to retirement, lack of mobility, loss of a spouse, or a change in health. Because of this, seniors may experience a greater risk for poor health