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Month: December 2021

Tips for Managing Sleep Problems with Alzheimer’s

Published By umcommunity on December 28, 2021

When your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, one of the common symptoms they may experience is trouble sleeping. Getting a good night’s sleep is very important for people of all ages, and it’s even more essential for older adults because it directly impacts their mental, emotional, and physical health. Proper sleep also contributes to… Continue reading Tips for Managing Sleep Problems with Alzheimer’s

3 Health Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

Published By Richard Wilson on December 21, 2021

If someone invites you to a yoga class it may conjure images of ultra-flexible people doing back bends, but the average yoga class is far from that stereotype. At your local yoga studio or fitness center, you’ll find many beginners who enjoy practicing in a calm, supportive environment. Millions of people have discovered the mental… Continue reading 3 Health Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

5 Exercises to Improve Senior Mobility

Published By mweinbaum on December 20, 2021

Getting regular exercise helps improve mobility, maintain muscle mass, and increase bone density. These three factors alone help protect you from injuries as you age. Our senior respite care team in Gloucester County has put together 5 exercises to improve senior mobility that can be performed with minimal equipment and even at home (no fancy… Continue reading 5 Exercises to Improve Senior Mobility

What To Do When Mom or Dad Refuse Help

Published By mweinbaum on December 20, 2021

One common personality trait we see among seniors: stubbornness. It’s not necessarily a bad thing as it indicates a strong sense of willpower and independence, but stubbornness can be an obstacle when it comes to broaching the subject of assisted living. If you feel it’s becoming potentially dangerous for your senior parent to live alone… Continue reading What To Do When Mom or Dad Refuse Help

Understanding Terminology Related to Dementia

Published By mweinbaum on December 20, 2021

When you’re becoming familiar with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, certain terms pop up that may be confusing at first. It’s important to become aware of common terminology if your loved one has been recently diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. In this article, our memory care specialists in South Jersey will go over dementia terminology… Continue reading Understanding Terminology Related to Dementia

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