What is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and LATE?

In the spring of 2019, scientists revealed the discovery of a new type of dementia they named LATE. Like Alzheimer's, LATE seems to be milder than Alzheimer's and doesn't appear until after the age of 80. When studying the brain, the scientists found that unlike Alzheimer's, LATE patients don't have the build-up of amyloid plaques or tau proteins. The reason they say this is so important is … [Read more...]

We Loved Celebrating our Nurses this Month!

ICYMI: We Loved Celebrating our Nurses this Month! This May we enjoyed celebrating National Nurses Week! Each of our locations took time to honor our nurses in a special way! This included a little "Guess Who" fun with our Palm Beach team! With 4 million nurses registered in America, we loved the American Nurses Association's 2019 theme "4 million reasons to celebrate!" We celebrate the … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Activities to Enjoy with Seniors

Celebrating holidays is a great way to mark the passing of time and keep older adults engaged in the world around them. It will be Valentine’s Day soon, so it’s time to start thinking about some ways family caregivers can celebrate the day with their aging relatives. Below are some ideas for activities you can do with the senior in your life. Decorate the House. Putting up decorations … [Read more...]

Are You Experiencing Caregiver Burnout?

Caregiver in Delray Beach FL It's not unusual for you to feel stressed as a family caregiver, but if you don't deal with it appropriately, you can find yourself dealing with caregiver burnout instead. Burnout is much more difficult to rebound from, but it's not impossible. The key is to recognize the problem and to get help. Feeling Constantly Exhausted It's one thing to feel tired when you … [Read more...]

Caregiver Project: Encouraging Ongoing Learning with a Daily Animal Book

Caregiver in Delray Beach FL As a family caregiver for your elderly parents, part of your responsibility toward your aging loved ones is making sure that their minds remain active and engaged throughout their lives. By stimulating their minds regularly you help to ward off concerns such as memory challenges, cognitive processing limitations, depression, feelings of isolation and helplessness, … [Read more...]

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