Home Safety Checklist from the Alzheimer's Association

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...

NEW BRAINY BITS: THE MOST RECENT NEWS ON BRAIN HEALTH

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...

How to get Relief from Sundowners Syndrome

Laura Voegeli - Thursday, November 16, 2017

How to get Relief from Sundowners Syndrome 09/21 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...

Why Doctors Shouldn't Treat All Elders the Same

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...

Inspect a Nursing Home Like a Pro

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...

Make a Plan While You Still Can

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...

Expand Kancare Community Forum Tonight!

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, November 07, 2017

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Be the light in someone's darkness

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...

What God Says About Getting Older

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...

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

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...


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