Encouraging Seniors to Take Part in Hobbies

Encouraging Seniors to Take Part in Hobbies

Contributed by Jane Sandwood Around 56% of people have more than one hobby and 24% have just one real hobby they enjoy participating in regularly. Hobbies fulfill and entertain human beings throughout their lifetime (including their senior years), but they also have...
Take charge to reduce the risk of dementia

Take charge to reduce the risk of dementia

Contributed by Jane Sandwood The World Health Organization states that currently, there are around 47 million people worldwide with dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease being the most common. They define it as a syndrome in which there is deterioration to memory,...
Finding the right assisted living

Finding the right assisted living

With the explosion of assisted living facilities, finding the right one for a loved one can be difficult. There are many types of facilities that offer differing levels of care for your loved one, with uneven federal oversight. An October 2017 article by Consumer...
The Hidden Male Caregiver

The Hidden Male Caregiver

While women are viewed as the typical family caregiver, increasingly men are stepping up, either by choice or necessity. According to a recent AARP report, Breaking Stereotypes: Spotlight on Male Family Caregivers, 40% of the family caregivers of adults are male, up...
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