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Parkinson’s Awareness Week in Senior Housing | Fremont NE

Parkinson’s Awareness Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease. This progressive neurological condition affects movement and often includes symptoms such as tremors, stiffness, and balance issues. The week typically involves various activities and initiatives to educate the public about the disease, its impact on individuals and families, and the importance of […]

Ring in the New Year in a New Home at Assisted Living in Fremont NE

Moving to assisted living Fremont NE can be overwhelming and navigating the new environment can be intimidating. However, the hard decision to move does not mean you cannot have an awesome time celebrating the New Year. Saying goodbye to your loved ones may be hard but the move is also an opportunity to remain active […]

Celebrating World Art Day in Memory Assisted Living

World Art Day is a worldwide activity declared by the International Association of Art in celebration of fine art and to promote awareness of creative activity and is great for those in memory assisted living. Background and Fun Facts The first international celebration was held 9 years ago, on April 15, 2012, a date significantly […]

Understanding the Changes of Alzheimer’s Disease

While many people think of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia as primarily affecting person’s memory and thinking, family who are providing care for these loved ones quickly realize that one of the greatest challenges is the behavior changes that can occur as the disease progresses. It’s difficult, for instance, to not take a […]

Top Ten Ways to Protect Your Brain

As we grow older, we tend to worry about our memory and thinking. We hear so much about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, and chances are we have friends and loved ones who have been touched by one of these conditions. Some people even believe that memory loss is inevitable—that they will surely become “senile” […]

Alzheimer Spouses Benefit from Counseling and Support

November is Family Caregivers Month. Sponsored by the Caregiver Action Network (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association), this event is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers who do so much for their loved ones. This year’s theme, “Take Care to Give Care,” reminds us that caregiving can be stressful and can tax the […]

The Depression-Dementia Connection

A recent study published in the Journal of Geriatric Psychology and Neurology found that family caregivers who are suffering from depression experience more distress when they are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. The study, by researchers from University of Eastern Finland, suggested that caregivers be tested for depression. This […]

Know the Signs of Malnutrition in Older Adults

For older adults with chronic conditions, proper nutrition is more than just a good idea. It’s an essential part of managing many health problems like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and more. That’s why the National Council on Aging (NCOA) encourages all older adults and their caregivers to take time during Malnutrition Awareness […]

“Mom, You Forgot to Pay the Gas Bill….”

An expert says a decline in financial management skills might be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, and family may need to step in. What’s the most challenging topic to discuss with older loved ones? Family caregivers often name end-of-life wishes, driving safety and incontinence as tough-to-talk-about subjects—but according to many experts, money management is […]

Adult Day Services Support the Health of Alzheimer’s Caregivers

September 18–24, 2016 is National Adult Day Services Week Sponsored by the National Adult Day Services Association (www.nadsa.org), this special week has been celebrated since 1983. Adult day centers are places where older adults and people with physical or mental challenges can go during the day for socializing, recreation and activities, help with personal care, […]