Elevate quality of life through meaningful Alzheimer’s-centered activities for seniors. Engage minds and foster joy with tailored exercises designed for cognitive well-being.
Choosing the right gift for a loved one with dementia can sometimes feel challenging. Check thoughtful and meaningful gift ideas for senior loved ones and express your love with gifts that bring comfort and joy.
Discover information on early detection and prevention measures for the elderly with this guide for breast cancer screening for caregivers of seniors.
Parkinson's disease affects seniors' daily activities. To make things easier, take a look at these home adjustment tips for better living with Parkinson's.
Understanding successful aging can help you when caring for your senior loved ones. Learn more about what successful aging looks like from the outside.
As seniors learn new skills, we must ensure that they stay safe during the process. Here are 6 essential safety tools for seniors learning new skills.
A chronic disease diagnosis can suddenly shake your caregiving role. Here's what you can do after your loved one receives a chronic disease diagnosis.
Part of senior care is making sure your loved one's eyes are good. Take a look at these tips and advice for when your senior has dry eyes.
Heat stroke can have life-threatening consequences if not addressed promptly. Learn how to keep our senior folks safe and secure this summer.
July 4th truly matters to senior veterans. Learn more in this guide on celebrating Independence Day with your senior loved one.
Seniors can benefit a lot from gardening, but doing so during summer brings some risks. To help your senior enjoy this wonderful activity, read this guide on how to keep them safe while gardening in the summer heat.
Planning a vacation for the whole family is exciting, but it can be challenging when you have to account for both children and senior loved ones. Here's how you can pick family and senior-friendly vacation spots.
We celebrate our wonderful moms on Mother's Day. Looking for a great gift for your mom? Here are some Mother's Day gift ideas for senior moms you can choose from.
Meditation is beneficial for many people, including seniors. Here are 4 strategies to help you encourage your senior to try meditation.
Having meaningful connections between different generations is important today. Intergenerational programs can help foster these connections, so learn more about these programs' benefits for seniors and families here.
Losing a loved one or facing a terminal diagnosis can weigh heavily on anyone. It's important to focus on grief support during this tough time.
Staying hydrated is always important, especially for seniors. Take a look at this guide to know how much water you need to drink in a day.
Staying hydrated is essential to anyone's day, especially for seniors. Here are some tips on how to stay hydrated even if you don't feel thirsty.
Celebrating valentines day with your loved one doesn't have to break the bank. Here is our guide on budget-friendly things seniors can do on valentines day.
Are you having problems with hearing loss? Here are a few tips to help you keep it from affecting your daily life.
Scammers prey on seniors because they know that older people may be more trusting or less familiar with the technology. Learn how to identify common scams to help seniors stay safer.
The holidays are an excellent time for traveling to celebrate with family and friends. However, weather changes and holiday traffic can be significant challenges for seniors. They may feel overwhelmed and nervous about the road conditions as they try to obey the traffic laws and protect other road drivers against accidents. In this case, adult children can step in and help their senior loved ones, especially during the busy time on the roads and the poor weather conditions that can make driving confusing. Here are ways adult children can help their senior loved ones to minimize the negative driving outcomes.
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In the June 12th issue of Parade magazine, an article by Paulette Cohn highlighted an very important health issue for seniors, Alzheimer's disease. In this article, "Stars Rally for Alzheimer's," Parade discusses the many different celebrities who have joined the fight against Alzheimer's by raising money and perhaps more importantly, awareness.
At Senior Helper Contra Costa, our first priority is the safety and well-being of our clients, many being seniors who suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia. But, well-being encompasses more than just a physical state, but also a recognition that mental and emotional issues affect many elderly client’s life in a significant fashion. One of the main concerns of those diagnoses with Alzheimer's is often the stigma that they face due to the reoccurring myths and misconceptions that others have about Alzheimer's. One of the main goals of Senior Helpers is to help fight Alzheimer's stigma and to educate the public about the reality of the disease.