Older adults suffering from dementia can have sudden outbursts which may get difficult to tackle in certain situations. They can express their negative emotions in various ways and a companion caregiver must understand the real causes behind such behavioral changes. Getting agitated is quite common among dementia patients, but there can always be ways of [...]
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Communicating with people and sharing your sorrows and happiness with someone can make you feel better. People look out for a constant companion when they age. The demise of a spouse can result in isolation, therefore, understanding them is essential. An effective and heart to heart conversation can let your older adult feel differently about [...]
Don’t we all look out for a person who would stand by us like a rock even at the darkest hour of life? The need for someone caring escalates as we age, elders start behaving like children after a certain time period and understanding them becomes difficult. But, you have to figure out what kind of [...]
When people age, their pattern of behavior changes because with time, older adults become rigid. They might not listen to you if you ask them to take their medicines on time or go for a walk in the morning. They may give you a reason for not abiding with you, but you have to find [...]
A jovial mood can help you get through anything and making people laugh every day could bring in positive changes in them. Seniors might start feeling isolated after a certain age which can cause depression. However, you must make it a point to live up to their expectations so that they realize how beautiful [...]
Seniors could get prone to several diseases with each passing day, therefore, the risk of heart attack also increases. Leading a healthy life is essential and the right lifestyle will help you stay fit and strong. Today, the world has become quite fast-paced due to which stress has also doubled. A stressful life can definitely [...]
A neat and clean environment not only makes you happy but also keeps your life sorted to some extent. And an organized house would make everything quite easy for your older adults. Keeping everything in place becomes difficult as we age and it gets even harder for seniors who have dementia. There are a [...]
Changes in personality or memory disorders become quite common when a person goes through dementia. Doing daily chores or activities gets quite difficult due to it. People find it tough to focus on a particular thing or keep a track of what a person is saying during a conversation. They even lose things easily, [...]
Our health starts deteriorating with age and Alzheimer’s is one such disease which can worsen over time. Most people go through dementia because of Alzheimer’s and it takes place when a brain cell death happens over time. It is very important to exercise regularly and maintain a healthy cardiovascular system in order to fight [...]
For some people, the urge of getting up and heading out becomes a task after retirement, but sitting at home most of the times can make a person dull and lazy. Thus, it’s essential for older people to get indulge in physical activities. It would make them lead a jovial life and what can [...]