Alzheimer’s Patients And Caregivers

  Today, America’s biopharmaceutical research companies highlighted the 98 new medicines in the pipeline for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, either in clinical trials or awaiting FDA review. Researchers, patients, caregivers, advocacy groups and students gathered at the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute to discuss the newest…

What are the Benefits of Yoga for Seniors?

You have probably heard a lot of talk these days about seniors taking yoga classes or investing in yoga DVDs but is the practice really beneficial or just a passing phase? Well, rest-assured that just because you may be only recently hearing about the practice doesn’t meant that seniors haven’t…

Caregiving Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Caregiver Stress It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout. Symptoms of caregiver stress include: Denial about the disease and its effect…

Caregiving Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Two-Thirds Of California Voters Unprepared For Costs Of Growing Older According To Poll California’s weak economy has voters cutting back on current expenses and largely unable to meet essential future ones, such as the cost of long-term care, according to a new poll from The SCAN Foundation and the UCLA…

Caregivers for the Elderly in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Dealing with Aging Parents During the last century the number of Americans living beyond age 65 has doubled. This astounding increase in seniors is starting to put a strain on some baby-boomers. Today more than ever middle aged Americans are facing the task of caring for elderly parents. The baby-boomers…

Older Adults and Exercise

Warm weather months allow us to take advantage of the beautiful weather. It is the perfect time of year to step outside, listen to the birds sing, stop and smell the flowers, and let the sunshine lighten our mood and lift our spirits. It is also the perfect time of…

Maintain Youthful Brains by Staying Mentally, Socially Stimulated

Engagement is the secret to a brain that appears younger than its years Aging may seem unavoidable, but that’s not necessarily so when it comes to the brain. It is what you do in old age that matters most when it comes to maintaining a youthful brain, not what you…

West Bloomfield Township, MI Home Care Services

What’s on Your Plate?  A Publication from the National Institutes on Aging It’s time to make lifestyle changes so you can stay active in the coming years. Research shows that it’s not too late for smart food choices and other good health habits, like being physically active, to help reduce…