Posts Categorized: Alzheimer’s

Activities for Seniors with Dementia

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and appears in more than 80 percent of dementia cases. It can cause seniors to withdraw from relationships and stop participating in activities that they used to enjoy. To reduce the effects of severe cognitive impairment it is important to keep these relationships intact. For families with… Read more »

Exercises To Improve Memory & Concentration [With Proof]

What Are Good Exercises To Improve Memory And Concentration? Exercise has long been talked about as a way to lose weight, improve muscle coordination and boost overall well-being. However, many people don’t realize exercise is one of the best ways to improve memory and concentration. If you are not getting as much activity as you… Read more »

Senior – Game Time

When my mother started to slip cognitively her doctor recommended we play basic, brain stimulating games to help slow the pace of decline. Our family favorite game was Yahtzee. Yahtzee can be a high energy game of basic strategy and elementary level counting. We witnessed our mom’s level of engagement tick up when we played… Read more »

Common Issues that Seniors Face

As we age, various disorders can affect how well our brains function. Dementia is one of the most common brain disorders that seniors experience. Certain health conditions can cause dementia. For example, chronic high blood pressure, previous stroke or blood vessel disease can lead to vascular dementia. Causes of Dementia Many times, dementia is not… Read more »