The program, called OASIS, provides employees with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to meet the needs of residents with dementia using drug-free methods.
The Country and Western great has now lost the ability to play music and speak. His wife continues to keep fans updated.
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among senior citizens. It’s untreatable, but an experimental drug is showing promise.
Some seniors refuse assistance with care, even though they need it. How can we handle those situations?
Validation describes different approaches to help improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
Being a family caregiver is tough enough when you live close to your loved one. However, it is a monumental task when you live in another town or state.
A journalist living with a dementia diagnosis recounts how he’s holding onto the memories of his life, despite the condition’s steady progress.
As a staff member, volunteer, friend, and family member, I’ve spent a lot of time in seniors’ care homes. I like being there, but it is a challenging environment. Of all the struggles people who need to go into this kind of care have, the worst may be dementia. In the homes I’ve visited and…
If you’re a longtime college-level art teacher such as Teresa Unseld, you know the brain can get in the way. For seniors in her drawing class, she says, that works to their advantage.
What is a stroke? Although, most of us have seen someone with a stroke, some people are still confused about what it is. Nearly 800,000 people fall …