Participation in social groups has the potential to delay cognitive decline and a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Older adults who are isolated because of choice or physical disability are more susceptible to depression, cognitive decline, and... Read more
When asked how old they feel specific to health and aging, many senior citizens report a number lower than their actual age. This self report confirms a positive attitude and belief that good health can delay the negative effects of old age. Other seniors report... Read more
Achieving a work-life balance is challenging for many individuals depending on life-stage: some employees may be raising children, others experiencing health issues of their own, some supporting adult children with the care of grandchildren, or caring for aging... Read more
Caregiving, family, and the holidays; all emotional words depending on one’s perception of combining all three together. For some caregiving is an emotionally draining act. For others being with family during the holidays (or any time during the year) stirs up... Read more
Caregivers, care recipients, and persons with an interest in aging attended the Amazing Aging Expo in Denver, Colorado today. Anthem Memory Care, was a specialty sponsor of the expo. Shannon Stewart Ingram, VP Sales and Marketing, organized and led a group of... Read more
Common prescription drugs prescribed to older adults, especially those diagnosed with dementia or other forms of memory loss like Alzheimer’s Disease, actually may increase the degree of memory loss or confusion. Many older adults use their primary care... Read more
The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes
Caring for aging parents and family members with declining health can stir up a range of feelings that include guilt, sadness, and exhaustion. Learn how to cope with the unexpected role of caregiving and care receiving.