Understanding Dementia Sundowning: Steps to Ease Evening Confusion

Disorientation at sunset, a behavior common among adults with dementia, is a difficult behavior for caregivers to manage. It is commonly referred to as sundowning, sundowner’s syndrome, sunsetting, or shadowing … Continue reading “Understanding Dementia Sundowning: Steps to Ease Evening Confusion”

10 Steps to Living Your Best Life during Retirement

We’ve all heard one or more clichés about aging. From “you’re only as old as you feel” to “aging is a state of mind” there are a lot of platitudes … Continue reading “10 Steps to Living Your Best Life during Retirement”

6 Activities for Bonding with Grandchildren

From children’s busy schedules to the distance that sometimes separates families, getting several generations of a family together can be difficult. But the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren is an … Continue reading “6 Activities for Bonding with Grandchildren”

4 Ways to Finance Assisted Living Expenses

Senior living communities offer older adults a variety of benefits, services, and amenities. When you add them all up, it’s easier to understand how moving to a retirement community can … Continue reading “4 Ways to Finance Assisted Living Expenses”

How GPS Tracking Bracelets Protect Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, a common form of dementia, affects a person’s cognitive abilities. Adults with Alzheimer’s become increasingly disoriented, forgetful, and confused. Oftentimes, these symptoms cause dangerous behaviors—including wandering. This can … Continue reading “How GPS Tracking Bracelets Protect Seniors with Alzheimer’s”

Budgeting Tips for Seniors: How to Make Retirement Savings Last

People are living longer than ever before. While this is certainly something to celebrate, it also means many retirees are outliving their savings. It can be disheartening for retired seniors … Continue reading “Budgeting Tips for Seniors: How to Make Retirement Savings Last”

Is 2019 the Right Time to Move to Retirement Housing?

With the new year in full swing, many seniors are starting to plan for the future. For some it is taking steps to improve their health, while others might be … Continue reading “Is 2019 the Right Time to Move to Retirement Housing?”