If you’re like most Americans, you tend to get a little cranky around the holidays especially as you get older! Many times, this less than cheery attitude is a result of loss, missing the “good old days,” and/or not having anything to do around the holidays. Here are some tips on making your holidays as merry as they can be.
If the last few years have drained your love of nursing down too low, maybe it’s time to refuel your tank in a new environment. Here’s how you can renew your love of nursing by taking a job in senior living.
As the holiday season ramps up, it’s important to remember that your love and attention are the most valuable gifts you can give. That, and helping your elders to feel included in whatever ways they can participate. Here are some ideas.
As I’m sure you are aware, once we retire, we kind of let a few things go. Have you noticed that you tend to eat more for convenience rather than health? Here are a few tips for a senior to eat healthier.
The power of pink is everywhere this October as we observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year in the United States, about 250,000 women and men are diagnosed with breast cancer. Read more about how you can lower your risk.
I recently got a nice call from a reader who thought their mom needs assisted living. When I asked for details, I learned that, aside from a few medications, their mother was pretty independent! We then had a nice conversation about reasons why mom can benefit from a move to Danbury, even as independent as she is.
This question is being asked more frequently these days and quite frankly- with good reason! Diagnoses of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias are skyrocketing as the Baby Boomers get older, even though it is very tricky to diagnose and still has no cure. As the disease progresses, helping and caring for an Alzheimer’s patient can become much more difficult. What are we supposed to do? Here are a few tips.
Did you know that older people experience grief differently than others? Grief can be a devastating impact on their immune systems. For a senior who is grieving the loss of a loved one, a move to Danbury Senior Living can be a great solution. When surrounded by new friends from similar situations, we learn we are not alone and find strength and comfort in the group!