Senior Living Blog - January, 2019

Did you know that there are thousands of articles written in various news, health, medical, and popular journals that talk about the benefits of a positive mental attitude? Likewise, there have been many professional studies conducted in the past several decades that show the power of PMA. read more

Getting enough fluids is important for everyone. Your body depends on water to function adequately. In fact, 60% of your body weight is made up of fluids that provide a moist environment for ear, nose, and throat tissues (preventing viruses from entering); carry nutrients to your cells, and flush toxins. read more

According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), almost 90% of seniors over the age of 60 would like to stay in their own homes and "age in place". Only 9% expressed a desire to move to a care facility and 4% to move in with a relative. What modifications are needed for your loved one to remain independent, safe, and comfortable in their own home? read more

Did you know that clinical research can help to further the progress of potential diagnoses, treatments, and methods of the prevention for Alzheimer's? Even though scientists are working to find ways to treat this disease, testing of the improved methods is necessary through clinical trials with humans as volunteers. read more

It hasn't been a month yet when Mother passed away. We took her to the hospital as the staff at her memory care facility said she was not eating much and that she had difficulty swallowing. She was also fidgeting a lot and could not sleep at night. read more

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