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Dementia and Elderly Falls
Published: 2 years ago

In adults over seventy-one in the United States, the prevalence of dementia is estimated at 13.9%, a total of over 3.4 million individuals. The older someone gets, the higher their risk of developing any of the various causes of the syndrome of impaired memory and cognition known as “dementia.” Among…

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Alzheimer’s?
Published: 2 years ago

One of the most common and often devastating medical conditions associated with old age is Alzheimer’s disease. Associated with declining cognition and memory, it’s the most common cause of dementia in the elderly. This chronic neurodegenerative disease gets increasingly worse over time, as damage to the brain itself from amyloid…

4 Common Causes of Dementia
Published: 2 years ago

Dementia – defined as a category of brain diseases of various kinds that impair a person’s ability to think clearly, to make judgements and decisions, and to remember things — is one of the biggest health concerns for seniors. Many people struggle with some degree of impaired memory and cognition…

Can “Brain Games” Help Prevent Memory Loss?
Published: 2 years ago

Many seniors struggle with some degree of memory loss, as well as other types of cognitive impairment. This can range from relatively mild, considered a normal part of the aging process, to quite severe, as in age-related neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body dementia. The older you get,…

Elder Abuse: What You Need to Know
Published: 2 years ago

As we age, we can lose a lot of the independence we enjoyed when we were younger. Physical and mental disabilities can make it hard to live alone, meaning we need help and care from others — whether it’s friends and family, or staff at an assisted living facility or…

Fighting Off Memory Loss: 6 Simple Ways for Seniors to Stay Sharp
Published: 2 years ago

As you get older, your brain — like the rest of your body — starts to experience some of the physiological effects of aging. Unfortunately, this can mean you may begin having some problems with mental functions, especially memory. For centuries, if not millennia, people have been aware that as…

Know the Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment
Published: 2 years ago

As people age, the brain — like the rest of the body — experiences physiological effects of aging. These effects can impact a person’s ability to think clearly, and to remember pertinent information. Mild cognitive impairment is a medical condition and ICD-10 diagnosis, which may represent an early phase of…

Is Your Senior Center Safe?
Published: 2 years ago

Senior centers are essential to the senior community’s ability to thrive and enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle. These centers provide many recreational activities, events, and classes for the enjoyment of its senior members. Many senior centers are either government funded by the city or state, or locally funded by the…

Help Me Find A Senior Center Near Me!
Published: 2 years ago

At Senior Care Center, we often get phone calls from desperate family members who are overwhelmed with the endless choices they have when it comes to finding a home for their elderly loved ones. We understand! With so many options, how do you decide which home is the right one…

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