5 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, we thought we would clear up some common myths that surround this disease that affects more than 5 million Americans, many of whom live right here. There is currently no way to prevent or cure this disease, but researchers are learning more every single day. It is Continue reading 5 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease


Balancing Life as a Caregiver in Potomac MD

Taking care of an elderly parent can be rewarding because you know you’re giving back to someone who helped raise you, but it also comes with its share of challenges. You’re trying to balance your own life, career, and family with meeting the needs of your parent. Being a caregiver providing in home senior care Continue reading Balancing Life as a Caregiver in Potomac MD

Helping Your Loved One Declutter

As we get older, we can have the tendency to collect things, some necessary and some that we can completely do without. So it is not uncommon for seniors to end up with a lot of clutter. Perhaps you have been wondering what you can do to help your mom, dad or loved one declutter Continue reading Helping Your Loved One Declutter

Transitioning Home from the Hospital

Having a loved one in the hospital can be stressful, so when they are cleared for discharge home, it can be a relief. Many people find it more comforting and healing to recover in their own home instead of the hospital. However, going home can come with its share of challenges as well. You want Continue reading Transitioning Home from the Hospital

Building Stronger Bones and Muscles with Aging

Healthy bones, muscles, and joints are important at every age, but especially so for seniors. Broken bones can take longer to heal and increase risk of complications as you age. In addition, weak muscles and stiff joints can lead to inactivity, which only makes these issues worse. It can be a vicious cycle. Staying active Continue reading Building Stronger Bones and Muscles with Aging

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