A Healthy Heartbeat: How Music Therapy Help Elders with Dementia

July 30, 2017

How can music therapy help improve elders with dementia? Recollection of happy memories Improved mood More self-control Helps manage pain Peak interest Encourage them to become vocal again Encourages social interaction   Having an elder with dementia is one of the hardest things that a family can go through. This condition causes seniors to lose … Continue reading A Healthy Heartbeat: How Music Therapy Help Elders with Dementia


The Top 5 Assistive Technologies for Seniors

July 26, 2017

What are the best assistive technologies for elders? BeClose: A group of sensors that tracks daily routines and activities. Fitbit: A personal device to track activity and health. The GrandCare System: A device linked with a group of sensors which acts as a monitoring system so that people can take care of their elders remotely. … Continue reading The Top 5 Assistive Technologies for Seniors


Start Young: Prevent The Onset of Dementia and Alzheimer’s

July 21, 2017

Amongst all diseases present in the United States, Alzheimer’s is one of the most common and most lethal. Being the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, this disease has killed more people than certain forms of cancer (breast and prostate). This is also a disease that is more common with the elderly … Continue reading Start Young: Prevent The Onset of Dementia and Alzheimer’s


New Tricks for Old Dogs: Teaching Computer Skills to Elders

July 17, 2017

How do I teach computer skills to my elders? Know why they want to learn or at least why they would need computer skills. Appeal to their hobbies and show them how they can practice them with the computer and internet. Address all their apprehensions before teaching them. Use the device, peripherals, and set up … Continue reading New Tricks for Old Dogs: Teaching Computer Skills to Elders


Love After 60: Pros and Cons of Senior Marriage

July 11, 2017

  What are the pros and cons of senior marriage? Depending on the retirement and medical plans, a new significant other may or may not be considered beneficiaries. Many new senior couples decide to live-in instead of getting married because of the many financial complications.   Love knows no bounds and seniors are no exception … Continue reading Love After 60: Pros and Cons of Senior Marriage


5 Age Related Health Problems and How to Prevent Them

July 03, 2017

What are the 5 age-related health problems and how can you prevent them? 1. Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome: prevented with regular exercise and a diet that avoids fructose, alcohol, and unhealthy fats. 2. Arthritis: prevented with movement limitation, weight management, and steady exercise. 3.Osteoporosis: prevented by controlling weight, and managing the intake of alcohol, soda, … Continue reading 5 Age Related Health Problems and How to Prevent Them


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