Time With Friends Lowers Dementia Risk
A new study is offering convincing evidence that seniors who spend time with friends on a regular basis have a lower risk of dementia than those who don't. Those social interactions have a significant, positive impact on brain health.
Why social contact is vital
Falls More Devastating As We Get Older
The physical changes associated with aging increase our risk of falling and the likelihood that the fall will be damaging. This can be scary! The good news is, there are some clear ways to help seniors and prevent unnecessary falls.
5 things you can do right now
As Alzheimer's Progresses, Care Is More Difficult
Alzheimer's disease is relentless. As time passes, people who are affected become more confused and less self-sufficient. To keep loved ones safe, caregivers spend more and more time with patients. This is hard for caregivers with other responsibilities, like jobs and kids. It's hard on patients too, who can become more isolated and lonely.
Providing extra care and interesting programs for Alzheimer's patients helps both them and their caregivers.Learn How »