Dehydration in the elderly can be a serious health risk

It becomes increasingly important to maintain proper levels of hydration as we get into older ages. Elderly dehydration can become an emergency situation if it becomes severe enough. For those with Dementia or Alzheimer’s, who are normally confused or forgetful, extra diligence in monitoring for dehydration is necessary. Managing Dehydration in Seniors. Your body contains Read More

How to Make a Hospital Stay Easier for Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

Since physical problems increase with age, the likelihood of hospitalization also increases. If your loved one has Alzheimer’s or Dementia a hospitalization can be disruptive and frightening. Keep in mind that hospitals are not typically well-designed for patients with dementia, in many cases, hospital staff have limited training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias which Read More

Benefits of Hiring a Hospital Sitter

Hospital experiences, planned or otherwise, can take a toll on the emotional health of patients. Whether dealing with a short overnight stint or a prolonged hospital stay, the natural instinct is for loved ones to act as medical advocates and companions. However, loved ones can’t always be there when they’re needed. Try as one might, Read More

Something as simple as walking can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

According to CBS News – Sunday Morning which aired August 7, 2016 – almost anybody — even as late as their 70s or 80s — can not only cheat old age but may also substantially reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia by doing something as simple as walking. “What we’ve noticed with two decades Read More