Sundowners Syndrome is a condition that affects a great deal of people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. People with Sundowners become agitated and anxious. They have trouble sleeping at night, which causes a lot of stress for both the person and those caring for them. This article shows what the caregivers in our assisted living homes have done to greatly ease this condition in our residents who have it.
Looking for creative ways to bond with your elderly loved one? Creating family trees is a great activity to do seniors since it’s not only enjoyable but it also stimulates their brain and strengthens your relationship with your elderly loved one. Here seven awesome ways to do so.
As we grow old and our health begins to decline, there may come a time when we won’t be able to effectively manage our personal and financial affairs. It pays to prepare for the worst and expect for the best. Getting a Power of Attorney will give you and your elderly loved one peace of mind knowing that their personal and financial affairs will be taken care of.
When moving into a new residence, people of retirement age are generally downsizing – sending clothes to charities, getting rid of unused appliances – basically donate, sell, or throw away the things that aren’t of use and no longer needed. However, downsizing can take a toll on your elderly loved one. Read about the 5 tips that can help make this transition easier for everyone.