Age-Related Types of Memory Loss Among Seniors

Memory Loss

Does the following situation sound familiar? Your elderly loved one begins to exhibit odd behaviors uncharacteristic of their personality. First, they don’t remember small things like where they put the car keys, but then they start forgetting appointments and mismanaging their schedule. Eventually, they have trouble recalling past events and perhaps act more irritable than […]

Understanding Senior Living Levels of Care

Senior Care Levels

The jargon and terminology used in describing various aspects of senior care can be confusing, especially for those looking for care for the first time. Assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, respite care… What does it all mean?  Below is a breakdown of senior living levels of care and the services you can expect. We […]

How To Spend The Holidays In Mandeville, Slidell, and The Northshore

Christmas Northshore Louisiana

The holidays are a special time of year when we gather with loved ones to celebrate joy, compassion, and the giving spirit. From baking cookies to festive lights and ornaments, every family has traditions that put a unique personal touch on their holiday experience. We have put together fun ideas for creating a fantastic experience […]

Happy Life, Healthy Life: Scientifically- Backed Reasons To Find Your Happy

Recently, a critical mass of research has provided what might be the most basic and irrefutable argument in favor of that feeling we all chase, happiness: Happiness and good health go hand-in-hand. Several scientific studies suggest that happiness causes better health; others suggest that the two are most definitely correlated—perhaps good health causes happiness. Happiness and […]

How Tech Helps Seniors Stay Healthy and Connected

Senior woman listening to the music at home

Modern technology is revolutionizing the way we care for our beloved seniors. What once seemed unfathomable a decade ago is now more achievable than ever. Medical alert systems, smart thermostats, electronic medication boxes, and even digital monitoring tools have become industry standards. Not only does the patient benefit, but caregivers work more effectively, and families […]

What are Activities of Daily Living?

Happy senior woman looking after potted plants at home

As functioning adults, we continuously perform small tasks throughout the day to maintain our independence, such as brushing our teeth, going to the bathroom, eating breakfast, etc. These tasks are known as activities of daily living (ADLs) and are vital to our autonomy. As we grow older, ADL’s become more challenging due to age-related disabilities, such as […]