Do you know the warning signs of depression in the elderly? This list includes increased fatigue, poor sleep, hygiene changes, weight changes, and memory problems. Get more information about senior depression by taking a look at this Jenkintown senior care infographic.
Considering the demonstrated risks and the increasing prevalence of this issue, it’s certainly worth addressing how we can promote social integration at the larger social level, among our older loved ones, and even ourselves – for it has been shown that family caregivers are themselves at a high risk of social isolation.
CVS for the person with #dementia and the caregiver >>> The person with dementia needs to feel in Control of his life, Valued as a person with a history, and Safe emotionally and physically. >>> The caregiver needs to feel in Charge of the disease through education, to feel Validated as a caregiver, and to feel Satisfaction in what they accomplish in care. https://www.speechmark.net/topic/elderly-care #ElderCare #ElderlyCare
Senior safety is an important topic, and living independently for seniors holds many risks. To be both safe and independent, a senior’s home must be modified as they age to allow them to live out their days in their own home safely and happily. These 10 must-haves for senior safety will help you to ensure your loved one’s home is safe for them to live in, even as they get older.
Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.