Is Music Therapy Something Your Senior Might Benefit From?

As your elderly family member ages, it’s important to find new activities that she can enjoy and that help her to keep her brain tuned up. Music is one of those activities, although it might not be one that you think of at first. Music therapy classes add a social element, too, which can be another reason to consider these types of events for your senior. Music Therapy Keeps Her Brain … [Read more...]

Why Are UTIs Common in Senior Citizens?

UTIs or urinary tract infections are serious infections that can hit at any age. They are more common in senior citizens. They're also more common in women due to the proximity of the urethra's opening to the anus. The tube to the bladder is also shorter, which makes it easier for bacteria to travel to the bladder. Aging Health reports that about 10 percent of senior women over the age of … [Read more...]

Tips for Communicating with a Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease creates a variety of changes for your loved one, most notably her communication style. Learning how to properly communicate with a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease can be complicated, but not impossible. Use these tips to help. Tone of Voice Can Be More Important than What You're Saying. People who have Alzheimer's disease are a little more sensitive to your tone … [Read more...]

Reevaluating Your Care Journey during Get a Balanced Life Month

Senior Care in Delray Beach FL When you took on the role of being a family caregiver, you made the commitment to give of your time, energy, effort, and resources to help your aging parent live their highest quality of life throughout their later years. It is easy to let this take over all aspects of your life to the sacrifice of other things that are meaningful and important. Finding ways to give … [Read more...]