Top Tips to Make Senior Travel Easier and More Fun

Top Tips to Make Senior Travel Easier and More Fun


Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is almost here, which means that everyone will be enjoying relief from the summer heat. The region is home to many fall festivals and activities, making autumn a wonderful time for area families to get together and celebrate what many consider to be the most pleasant season on the calendar. The holidays are also Continue reading Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Muscle, Bone and Joint Health for Seniors

Seniors here love to stay active, which means that maintaining bone, muscle and joint strength is vitally important. Otherwise, older individuals can be kept from enjoying life to its fullest due to the increased likelihood of injury, fatigue and complications that arise from a lack of fitness. What s more, broken bones heal more slowly as Continue reading Muscle, Bone and Joint Health for Seniors

Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

Dementia can be a very tough disease for people to cope with, both from a sufferer s point of view and for the people around them.  They have days where they are very confused, disconnected and unable to deal with simple tasks.  They also have days of perfect clarity, when they act and behave in exactly Continue reading Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

September 22 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and in preparation for that it is an ideal time to consider how we can best protect our elderly loved ones from falls. The increased number of falls experienced by elderly people are down to a number of factors.  Balance and coordination are on the decline, eyesight, hearing Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a condition that worries many people.  It is the most common form of dementia, but there are many misconceptions that surround the condition.  This isn’t surprising, as it is accepted by the medical community that we still have much to learn about it. As June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, we thought Continue reading What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Your brain is the most important part of your body.  It’s the thing that makes you, you.   This is why conditions related to dementia can be so upsetting to the sufferer and to the loved ones around them. Getting seniors to join in on activities that boost their brain health can slow down the onset Continue reading Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

The first digital hearing aids came onto the market over twenty years ago, in 1996.  Since that time, they have provided millions of people with solutions to their hearing problems. This article will briefly discuss the advancements made in hearing aid technology in recent years.  If you are a senior receiving home care in Potomac, Continue reading Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

There is a firmly established link between hearing loss and serious conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It sounds like a long stretch, but elderly people with hearing difficulties tend to naturally withdraw from conversations; this leads them to feel socially isolated, which in turn encourages the onset of these conditions.  This is why Continue reading Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

Combatting Spring Allergies

With the temperatures rising and flowers starting to bloom, spring is finally here in Maryland. While the season is genuinely a welcome sight for many after a rather cold winter, the rise in pollen levels that spring brings with it can cause havoc for those that live with allergies. Seniors who suffer from respiratory or Continue reading Combatting Spring Allergies