Grandparents are a connection to understanding ourselves, and as they age, it’s important to learn from their life experiences. They are an important link to family history and a part of the fabric that makes us who we are. In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we may forget how much wisdom and background our grandparents can offer us.
Caring for a person with a memory impairment requires patience and flexibility. As the person loses their ability to remember, reason and communicate, the caregiver must adapt to meet their needs and maintain their quality of life.
Older Americans are regularly online in rapidly increasing numbers. According to AARP, about 44% of seniors view technology in a more positive light than ever before.
Creating a healthy and delicious dish this summer is easier than you think. Elderwood Dining Services Director Daryl Cronk offers a a recipe for Tequila Flamed Coconut Shrimp and Vegetables over Saffron Quinoa, which is quick to prepare and feature delicious fresh ingredients.
It’s summertime and the living’s easy – and since the days are longer and the weather is warmer, it’s a great time to try out some new activities or get back into seasonal hobbies and there are some summer activities that are ageless – here are five that seniors can continue to enjoy:
The Olympic games are the highest level at which an athlete will compete. Athletes train and dream their entire lives with aspirations to represent their country and possibly have a moment of glory in pursuit of a medal.
People who have experienced an accident, injury, surgery, or chronic condition often are referred to a physical therapist to aid in their recovery. If the condition affects a person’s ability to go about their normal day, occupational therapy (OT) also may be prescribed.
For those caring for someone with dementia, chances are that you have become a problem solver, finding solutions to situations that arise as part of your loved one’s journey through the course of their disease. Many have discovered that technology can be a part of that solution.
Elderwood Regional Director of Dining Services Daryl Cronk has prepared a fun healthy recipe that is a fun activity for the whole family to prepare. Take a stay-cation with this Healthy Street Taco recipe that will transport you to the streets of Oaxaca, Mexico.
February is Heart Month, which is a good time to renew or begin your efforts to keep your heart healthy. Your heart pumps blood to all the other organs in your body. A heart that isn’t healthy is more vulnerable to disease – and that can lead to other serious health problems.