More than one out of four older Americans falls each year. Falls can cause serious injuries to an older adult. If you or your loved one has fallen, do you know what to do?
Simply put, music is powerful. Music can influence our mood and behavior. The soft rhythms of acoustic music or a classical symphony can be calming while show tunes or music with a fast beat can
Everyone has a story. This program will explore how bringing out an older person's life story can provide opportunities for growth, reflection, or just plain fun. Caregivers can use the life story to add
This week's Caregiver Coffee will focus on: Easy Exercises to Do With an Older Person. Regular exercise is important for people of all ages to lead healthier lives. Studies have shown that consistent exercise can
Decorating for the holidays, hosting family or attending parties are all part of the holiday season. These annual rituals can cause disruption and difficulty for adults living with dementia. The topic for this week's
The topic for this week's Caregiver Chat is Preventing and Managing Falls. One in four adults over the age of 65 falls each year. A fall can lead to a more serious health problem
When you hear the word retirement, what images come to mind? For many people, traveling is a top priority. For others, they may want the flexibility to spend winter months in the southern part
This week's Caregiver Coffee will focus on Asking Friends and Family for Help in Caregiving. Many caregivers who are caring for an aging or ill family member also are balancing other responsibilities, such as
Caring for a family member with dementia or other forms of memory loss can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. Often, family members are balancing caregiving with working outside the home and raising a family.