Entries by Linn Possell

Tips For Reducing Dementia Risk

Dementia, which affects the parts of the brain that control thought, language, and memory can tremendously hinder a person’s ability to function normally on a day to day basis. While there is no formula to follow to make sure you or a loved one is not diagnosed with dementia, there are several steps you might […]

At Home Activities For Seniors

Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia want and thrive from connection and fulfillment, just like everyone else. There are stimulating, interactive activities for seniors with dementia that offer fun, creative, and productive ways to spend time with your loved one. Fulfilling Activities For People With Dementia At Home Seniors with dementia, like […]

Discussing The COVID-19 Vaccine With Loved Ones

As the COVID-19 Vaccine becomes more readily available, it is more likely that you or a loved one will schedule an appointment to get one. While it is not required, it is highly suggested that elderly with underlying health conditions receive the vaccine. This includes many seniors who are diagnosed with dementia. As the time […]

Winter Activities For Seniors To Stay Active

In the cold months of the year, when going outside is not as much of an option, people may find it difficult to get adequate exercise. Thinking of outdoor activities can be challenging, but it is still possible to stay active, even when it’s snowing! Older adults shouldn’t let the winter months turn them into […]

Seniors & Preventing Dehydration

One of the foremost signs of dehydration is the feeling of thirst. It is important to listen to one’s body and respond to the feeling as soon as you feel it. If you are feeling thirsty, having a water bottle handy can allow for convenience. An even better idea would be to try to drink […]

COVID-19 Vaccination For Georgia Seniors

It may have been more than a year since you have been able to see someone you love. The elderly community, particularly those in facilities, have been greatly affected by the global pandemic. Now, with vaccines becoming available, it seems as if there is a light at the end of the tunnel. This article will […]

Dementia & Geriatric Care Manager Benefits

As you and your loved one begin to navigate caregiving for someone with dementia, it may become very overwhelming. One person who can help with this process is a Geriatric Care Manager. This individual is typically a medical professional or social worker who assists with navigating the many levels of care that are needed for […]

Communication Techniques For Dementia

Dementia is not an easy thing to deal with. Many times diagnoses are unexpected and this can make it difficult for families to handle. When we take the time to adapt to our new situation, it can make life a lot more enjoyable and pleasant. Below are listed 10 steps you can take when communicating […]

Tips During The Holidays For Caregivers

While the holidays are a great time to spend time with those we love, when celebrations, special events, or holidays include many people, this can cause confusion and anxiety for a person with dementia. He or she may find some situations easier and more pleasurable than others. The tips below can help you and the […]