Entries by Linn Possell

Benefits Of Mediterranean Diet For Seniors

In recent studies on eye diseases, scientists have found that people who eat a diet heavy with Mediterranean foods can be related to increased cognitive function. These diets are high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil. Research has also shown that consumption of these foods play a role in slowing cognitive decline. Olive […]

Telemedicine Benefits For Dementia

In light of recent global events, one new way of treating patients is making its way to the forefront of medicine. Telemedicine has become very common in treating patients of all kinds. Telemedicine requires the use of an interactive audio and video telecommunications system that permits real-time communication between a patient and physician. Telemedicine involves […]

Gift Ideas For People With Dementia

People often struggle to find ways to show people with dementia that they care. A suggestion for this is to buy a gift for them. Even if there is no special occasion, giving someone a gift can make them feel good on the inside. In this article we’ll discuss some gift ideas for people with dementia. […]

Legal Planning For Dementia Caregivers

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 […]

Benefit Of Ketones & Coconut Oil For Dementia

As you may already know, once someone is diagnosed with dementia, there are many changes that take place. One of the major shifts that takes place is diet. Certain foods are no longer safe to eat, and on the other hand, certain foods can increase cognitive ability. While there is no universal solution to dieting, […]

10 Tips To Build Immunity With Age

As we age, there are many aspects of our physical body that change. Our immune system is one of those things. In light of the recent events, it is important to remain focused on taking care of our physical selves. There are several practices that you can take on to make sure you are staying […]

Building A Community Environment For Seniors

As humans, we spend our lives making connections with other people. Much of what we do is driven by the need for human interaction and relationships. It is not surprising that even in the last stages of life, community is so important for the aging. A sense of community helps people who are fighting dementia […]

Sensory Therapy Treatments for Dementia

Sensory therapy, originally used to help individuals with learning disabilities, originated in Europe but has been prominently used in the United States to treat patients of dementia. This type of therapy involves using every day or familiar objects to appeal to one of the five senses. The feeling that is created by this interaction creates […]

Maintaining Cognitive Function With Age

Dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide. As the disease progresses, individuals are able to do less and less on their own. Oftentimes, the caregivers are also family members. This can cause a great deal of strain and strife for families. One way to combat the rapid […]

Benefits of Sunlight For Seniors

As we grow old, there are many precautions we can take to preserve our health. There are also many things we can proactively do to maintain our health. One of the ways to get vitamin D in our bodies is through sunlight. In this article we’ll discuss how sunlight can benefit seniors. Benefits Of Sunlight […]