Dementia and Eyesight: 3 Common Changes and Behaviors

Vision changes can cause strange dementia behavior Dementia causes a variety of changes in the brain, including how the eyes see and how the brain processes the information the eyes bring in. When seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia behave in strange ways, we might assume they’re hallucinating. Hallucination is a possible symptom, but the behavior … Read moreDementia and Eyesight: 3 Common Changes and Behaviors

Ready for Sunshine? 6 Refreshing Outdoor Ideas to Enjoy with Your Loved One

As a caregiver, getting outside to enjoy fresh air and sunshine is a great way to feel good.  Nature can lift our mood, reduce stress and provide a refreshing change of scenery.  While leaving the house with an older adult may require extra planning, the benefits of the outdoors are endless. If you’re ready to … Read moreReady for Sunshine? 6 Refreshing Outdoor Ideas to Enjoy with Your Loved One

What Does a Geriatric Doctor Do? How Seniors Benefit From a Specialist

Seniors with complex health needs can benefit from a specialist Many older adults have multiple chronic health conditions. Treatments for one issue can easily affect other aspects of their health and worsen their overall quality of life. Managing these complex health situations are where geriatricians (geriatric doctors) can be especially helpful. We explain what a … Read moreWhat Does a Geriatric Doctor Do? How Seniors Benefit From a Specialist