Dementia can be an overwhelming syndrome for both the person suffering from it and those who love and care for them. But this doesn’t mean that all of life’s fun has to stop. In fact, those who have dementia need enjoyable experiences to provide them with some sense of normalcy.
According to the American Family Physician, 70 percent of accidental deaths in those over the age of 75 are caused by falls. The falls that aren’t fatal often lead to one needing respite care or being placed in a nursing home. But thankfully, there are ways to keep yourself or your family member well-balanced and out of an elderly home.
Being around close friends makes us feel better. Moreover, positive friendships are good for our health and wellbeing at any age. However, many seniors have problems making new friends and that can be worrisome. Here are some ways to help seniors meet other seniors.
Many people have heard the message that engaged minds and muscles help us stay healthy as we age. This article shares simple activities that can help you and that special senior in your life stay active and healthy.