I am so proud of George Seiler for sharing his deep love for his wife Annie. George and Annie were such a gift to not only to all of our members and facilitators at Arthur’s Memory Cafe, Minnesota in general but the world as a whole as they shared their life, their love and their insights of living graciously with dementia.
Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks
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Supplements claiming to prevent age-related macular degeneration often don’t contain enough, or any, of the ingredients shown to help, a researcher warns….
Respite care typically refers to a short term stay at a senior living community, usually at the assisted living level of care. It is now allowed for 120 days per calendar year in New York State. This used to be capped at 6 weeks, and by extending the time allowed, the State has acknowledged that respite care has b…
Dementia, Diagnosis, Doctors & Support
A Powerful & Important Message
From Those With Dementia
Voices of Those Diagnosed with Dementia
Dementia Chats™ was created with the intention to educate people living with dementia; their care partners both family and friends as well as …
February is American Heart Month and according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. This is alarming, but there is good news—heart disease is preventable and controllable! Some of the risk factors that lead to heart disease include Obesity, Physical Inactivity, Smoking, Hypertension and Diabetes. Here are some things you can do to be heart-healthy:
Eat a healthy diet. Choosing healthful mea…
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), millions of adults aged 65 and older experience falls each year. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Falls are a public health problem, and fortunately they are largely preventable.
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What do you think of when you think of a neighborhood? Do you have visions of a close knit community of friendly and helpful people who are bonded together by virtue of their proximity? Do you picture laughter and friendship, kindness and good will, social gatherings and good company? Do …
Talking to aging parents about sensitive subjects puts fear in the hearts of many adult children. You may realize it’s time to discuss your concerns for their wellbeing, the need for care, money issues, or worries about Dad’s d…
Do you have a long term care insurance policy, sitting in a drawer collecting dust that you haven’t looked at in years? If so, you are not alone. Many people make the mistake of ignoring the type of coverage they have, and it can be a pricey error!