Senior Living

Choline Could Reverse the Effects of the APOE4 Gene’s Disruption of the Lipid Homeostasis Process in Brain Cells

New insights have been established by MIT researchers that recently concluded a study on the APOE4 gene’s impact on the cellular-based lipid metabolism and the overall stress response. The APOE4 gene is a variant that represents a person’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The study involved the use of yeast… Read More…

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Each of us faces the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Currently, there are approximately 50 million+ individuals throughout the world living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Many believe that the acquisition of Alzheimer’s disease is a part of the natural aging process; however, this is false. Alzheimer’s is a deadly disease…. Read More…

May 2021 Marks The Celebration of Our Appreciation for the Nation’s Nurses

May Nurses Week

Each May, we come together to celebrate the wondrous dedication, commitment, and works of the nurses that serve us in the medical field. The week of May 6th 2021 – May 12th 2021 marks the official dedication known as “Nurses Week 2021”. We will be honoring and celebrating registered nurses, those that serve as nurse practitioners, LPNs,… Read More…

Independent Living vs Assisted Living – What Are the Main Differences?

Assisted Living

If you are wondering what the differences are between independent living vs assisted living, you are not alone. It is quite likely that you have a concern over the health and safety of an elderly loved one. Right now, they are likely living in their home or with someone else, in a non-medical, professionally unsupervised… Read More…

Should I Try to Get Guardianship Over a Loved One with Dementia in the State of New Jersey?

Power of Attorney - Dementia in New Jersey

If your loved one is suffering from dementia, it may be necessary to obtain Legal Guardianship over them so that you may take the appropriate measures to ensure that they receive the care they need. Legal Guardianship involves having your loved one declared mentally incapacitated because they are unable to manage their own affairs.  The… Read More…

Essential Considerations to be Made When Choosing a Residential Memory Care Facility for Your Loved One

Memory Care

While residential memory care facilities are similar in that they offer specialized care for individuals that suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, each community is unique. The differences lie in the way that the day-to-day operations are handled, the technology that is utilized within the facility, the care services provided, and the… Read More…

5 Signs it is Time to Consider Assisted Living Placement for Your Loved One

If you are reading this, chances are, you have been acting as a caregiver for your loved one. For one reason or another, you are questioning whether or not the care that they require exceeds your capabilities. You are likely experiencing some degree of guilt or anxiety at the thought that care facility placement is… Read More…

Honoring Our Nation’s Nurses – The Forefront, Frontline, and Foundation of Our Health Care System in the United States

Each year, beginning on May 6th we initiate the process of celebrating National Nurses Week through the date of May 12th. This has been an established and highly recognized event since the year of 1998; however, this year – 2020 – this celebration takes on a whole new meaning. Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, this… Read More…

The Elderly and Those with Underlying Health Conditions at Highest Risk for Complications from COVID-19

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), individuals that are elderly and/or have serious underlying health conditions – such as lung, kidney, and/or heart disease – are at highest risk for experiencing complications if they contract the COVID-19 illness. If you have an older loved one, it is important that you learn… Read More…

How Do I Help My Loved One Who Lives in a Nursing Home Celebrate the Christmas Holidays?

Elderly Woman Spending Christmas in Nursing Home

Although the Yuletide season is a joyous time, as the Christmas holidays draw near, our stress levels increase dramatically. Creating gift lists, spending all that hard-earned money, wrapping and shipping presents, filling out and mailing cards, and trying to attend all of those holiday festivities…it is enough to make anyone go a little bonkers. Did… Read More…

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