Yark Automotive Group is supporting local families in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan who are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia through a generous donation to MemoryLane Care Services. The company is donating a
If you live in the northern part of the country, you’re accustomed to the cold temperatures, snow and ice that come during the winter, and sometimes spring, months. We may not all like the winter
Caring for a family member with dementia or other forms of memory loss can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. Often times, family members are balancing caregiving with working outside the home and raising a
For many people, the holiday season is a joyful time when loved ones gather to celebrate with one another. For families affected by dementia, this time of year can be particularly stressful. A little pre-planning
Individuals with dementia often have anxiety which can make them feel nervous, worried, or cause them to not want to be left alone or out of sight of their caregivers. This typically happens when dementia
The weather forecast for this week predicts extremely cold temperatures with record low windchill temperatures and it is important to plan ahead in order to stay safe during the extreme cold, especially for the elderly.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is recognized every year on June 15. Persons who have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia are especially vulnerable to mistreatment. It is estimated that about 4% of older
Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for our health and to our bodies’ ability to function. As we age, our circadian rhythms—the internal clocks that cycle our brains between sleepiness and alertness—can be transformed.
Nearly 50 million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia—a number that is likely to reach 75 million by 2030. As the medical community commits greater attention to dementia’s diagnosis and treatment,
Bathing is a simple everyday task for most people. But for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, even ordinary routines become increasingly difficult—and bath time is no exception. Some individuals with dementia