Laura Voegeli - Saturday, November 25, 2017
Individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are at increased risk for injury or harm in
certain areas of the home. As the disease progresses, they will become unaware of the dangers that exist.
Consider taking the following precautions to create a safe environmen read more...
Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Research has confirmed that people of all ages—
even those in their 80s—can improve cognitive
function and even reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s
Disease and other dementias through certain lifestyle
behaviors. The brief synopses below highlight the
most recen read more...
Laura Voegeli - Thursday, November 16, 2017
How to get Relief from Sundowners Syndrome
When my Mom had Alzheimer’s, Sundowners Syndrome could make bedtime a nightmare.
Late evening was a dreaded time for my Mom. Some evenings she would fall asleep as soon as her head hit the pillow (https://www.amazon.com/Coop-H read more...
Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Why Doctors Shouldn't Treat All Older People the Same
NOVEMBER 15, 2017 | BY GRACE BIRNSTENGEL FOR NEXT AVENUE
Health care systems have very distinct doctors and procedures for treating children vs. adults — but the division often stops there. People ages 65 and older read more...
Laura Voegeli - Thursday, November 09, 2017
Inspect a Nursing Home Like a Pro 9 things to consider before choosing a facility
by Gary Strauss, AARP Bulletin (https://www.aarp.org/bulletin/), November 2017
When you buy a house, you first hire a professional inspector to give it a thorough, top-to-bottom review. But usually y read more...
Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Make a Plan While You Still Can Don’t put off critical life decisions until a crisis
by Jane Bryant Quinn (http://www.aarp.org/money/experts/jane_bryant_quinn.html), AARP Bulletin (https://www.aarp.org/bulletin/), November 2, 2017
Most of us think about retirement (https://www.aar read more...
Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Laura Voegeli - Saturday, November 04, 2017
"I wish I could forget the day my daughter – the light of my life – died." Prairie View is sharing personal stories of real people and their forgettable days on our website (https://default.salsalabs.org/T88ebba7d-0d8d-4bfb-b061-1b797fb0d25d/0707 read more...
Laura Voegeli - Friday, November 03, 2017
What God Says About Getting Older
Sep 19, 2017 by Paige
Imagine celebrating your birthday like you’re 10 years old again. Full of joy, excited for the year ahead, doing something you love with the ones who make you smile.
Why do so many of us stop celebrating as the years p read more...
Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia
by BEN POPKEN
Those brightly colored laundry detergent pods actually pose more of a danger to adults with dementia than they do to kids, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
A total of two c read more...