Delusions and Paranoia

“Someone stole my purse and all my money!”  “Why am I being held a prisoner in my house?” “Why are all these people in my home?” For people with dementia, it is common that delusions and paranoia will develop at some point, usually during the middle and late stages of Read more…

Malnutrition in Older Adults

While many of us seem to focus our diets solely around trying to lose weight and prevent disease, nutrition problems facing the elderly can be the opposite. Good nutrition is important for overall health and well-being, yet many older adults are at risk of malnutrition.  Malnutrition in older adults can Read more…

UV Safety Month

The summer months are known for being hot, hot, and HOT! There are many benefits to being outdoors in the sunlight, such as exercising, swimming, and getting a daily supply of Vitamin D. July is when summer is in full swing and it is also UV Safety Awareness month. UV Read more…

Families Staying Connected

Who remembers The Jetsons, the animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1963? George Jetson was most likely one of the first to incorporate video calling to stay connected with his family and place of employment. Video calling was once considered a futuristic idea, oddly enough, it is now readily Read more…