Entries by Linn Possell

Food Delivery Services for Seniors

For people with dementia who are living with a family member or alone, food preparation can be an issue. One way to solve this problem is by looking into food delivery services. Food delivery services offer quick and convenient ways to get you or your family the meals that are needed. When the food you […]

Importance Of Staying Hydrated During The Summer

Everyone knows that staying hydrated is an important part of keeping your body healthy. During the summer, this can be especially challenging with the heat and extra time spent outside. For the elderly especially, it is important to be aware of how much water is being consumed to avoid dehydration during the summer time. In […]

Benefits Of Swimming For Seniors

It’s summer! Who wouldn’t want to be lounging by the pool all day? During this season, many families find themselves spending the day splashing in the water and soaking up some rays. This activity is great for the eldery too! Spending time in and around the pool has many benefits for the aging. 6 Benefits […]

Legal Planning For Dementia Caregivers Part 2

Caregiving for someone with dementia can come with many challenges. One of the biggest challenges is money and legal issues. Americans spend roughly $190 billion per year on their care recipients for out-of-pocket expenses. And, in order to do so, 63% of these caregivers are forced to dip into savings or sell and cash in […]

Power Of Attorney For Seniors

As a person ages, it is likely that they will need help making certain decisions. Many of these decisions can be tricky or complex, especially if multiple family members are involved. One way to ensure that your loved one is receiving the best care possible, is to protect their rights as an individual. One way […]

Dementia & Money Management

Encountering financial issues is not something that can be avoided for people who have dementia. It is important to learn how to help and support those who may be going through this hardship. One of the most common ways that people with dementia can lose their money is by scams. In fact, scammers will target […]

Dementia Care & Maintaining Independence

If you are caring for someone with dementia, it is likely that they are very dependent on you. One thing that helps maintain a person’s quality of life while dealing with dementia is keeping a sense of independence. There are many simple adjustments that a person can make in their life to help them with […]

Preventing Scams & Fraud For Seniors

It is not uncommon for the elderly to be targets of fraud or scams. Sometimes, the person behind the scam is a person that the victim knows. It is easier to take advantage of an elderly person with dementia because they are more likely to not fully understand the situation, therefore making it easy for […]

Creating A Safe Environment for Seniors

After someone is diagnosed with dementia, they find themselves having to make several adjustments to their life. One of these is creating safe environments in the home. One of the first areas that you should check is the bedroom. People tend to spend a lot of time in their bedroom, so you want to make […]