Sensory Time with Seniors

Sensory Time with Seniors

What is sensory stimulation? Sensory stimulation or multi-sensory stimulation, refer to a variety of techniques that are intended to stimulate the senses with the intention of increasing mental alertness and reducing agitation. How could sensory stimulation activities...
4 Books for Caregivers to Read with Seniors

4 Books for Caregivers to Read with Seniors

Reading is an excellent pastime for older adults and caregivers. Not only is it enjoyable, it has also been associated with several health benefits. And, it can be a way for seniors and family caregivers to connect with one another. Benefits of Reading Together There...
4 Ways to Help Your Parent’s House Age with Them

4 Ways to Help Your Parent’s House Age with Them

If your elderly parent is like most older adults, they want to continue living in their current house for years to come. In fact, according to AARP, 87 percent of people who are aged 65 or older hope to continue living right where they are. And, why wouldn’t they?...
How Family Caregivers Become Overstressed

How Family Caregivers Become Overstressed

When the time comes to help an aging relative, most family members are happy to do so. The caregiving responsibilities often begin with a few tasks here and there. With time, however, the elderly adult often develops more serious physical limitations, requiring more...