1. Tips for Creating a Happy Holiday for Your Loved One with Dementia

    The holidays can be a difficult time for families with loved ones who have dementia.  There's no doubt about it, the holidays are a stressful time, but when your loved one has dementia, it can make the holidays even more stressful. As stressful as the holidays are, they also give provide us with a break from everyday life so that we can enjoy spending time with our family and friends. No one shou…Read More

  2. The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors Part 3

    You are never too old to start practicing yoga. Yoga has a reputation for being something exclusively for young people, but luckily, that isn’t actually the case. Yoga is a wonderful thing for people of all ages, including older people. You can learn about some of the benefits that we have already talked about by reading our latest blog. Today, our in home care experts in Raleigh will be going o…Read More

  3. The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors Part 2

    Yoga is great for people of all ages! The misconception that only young people can practice yoga is far too common. Not only can older people practice yoga, but it can actually benefit them in many ways! In our latest post, our in home care experts in Chapel Hill went over a few of the benefits of yoga for seniors. Keep reading to learn about more ways you can benefit from yoga: #4. A Reduction in…Read More

  4. The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

    Isn’t yoga just for young people? Although, when many people think of yoga, they imagine young, lean people forcing their bodies into awkward positions, many seniors love to practice yoga as well! When practiced safely and correctly, yoga can actually be incredibly beneficial for seniors, but it is important to consult your doctor before starting any new form of physical activity. The following …Read More

  5. Common Misconceptions About Aging Part 2

    Don’t let the common misconceptions about aging ruin your golden years! Our expectations are incredibly powerful. If you expect something to be bad, then there’s a strong likelihood that it will. That’s why, in our last post, our assisted living in Durham shed some light on common misconceptions about aging. Keep reading to learn the truth about more of them: #4. Health problems are inevitab…Read More

  6. Common Misconceptions About Aging

    There are a lot of people who have the wrong impression of aging. Aging can be a beautiful part of life, and there is a very good reason why the later years are often called the golden years. However, if you expect aging to be a negative thing, then chances are, for you it will be. Perception is a very powerful thing, and that is why you need to be aware of the many common misconceptions about agi…Read More

  7. Planning a Holiday Meal for Someone with Dementia

    Concerned about your loved one who has dementia this holiday season? As the holidays rapidly approach, many of us are starting to plan holiday get-togethers and meals for our family and friends. Unfortunately, dementia makes many things more challenging, including mealtimes. As the disease progresses, it could lead to altered depth perception, difficulty handling utensils, challenges with swallowi…Read More

  8. Managing Difficult Behaviors That Result From Dementia Part 2

    Are your loved one’s difficult, dementia-related behaviors making your feel hopeless and lost? If so, you’ve come to the right place. There are many things about caring for someone with dementia that are challenging, but personality changes and difficult behaviors tend to be the hardest on loved ones and caregivers alike. That’s why, in our previous post, our memory care professionals in Dur…Read More

  9. Managing Difficult Behaviors That Result From Dementia

    Dementia comes with many challenges, but difficult behaviors can be some of the hardest to overcome. When your once sweet and calm parent starts cussing at you, throwing things or insulting you, it can often leave you feeling lost and hopeless. Behavior and personality changes are a common occurrence in people who suffer from dementia, but luckily, you aren’t powerless and you don’t have to fa…Read More

  10. Tips to Help Seniors Become More Social

    Is your loved one lonely? Social isolation and loneliness are strikingly common, and they will only increase as our older population continues to grow. Although many older adults would prefer to live at home, one study found that around 43% of seniors who live at home were socially isolated. As you can see, loneliness and isolation are major problem for older adults in the United States, and unfor…Read More