Tips on making the holidays more enjoyable for those with dementia There’s just something so wonderful about the holidays. Friends or family gathered around, a tasty feast from those who enjoy cooking, twinkling white lights, maple pumpkin scented candles, buying ourselves gifts… The holidays aren’t delightful for everyone, though. For those with dementia or caregiving […]
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There are multiple types of dementia – each related to cognitive decline and critical mental functions. Most impact older adults over 65, but not all. Although age is a risk factor for developing many forms of dementia, aging itself does not directly cause dementia, says Dr. David Irwin. “It’s possible to live to be over […]
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We likely don’t have a goal to become unhealthy – sedentary most of the day, eating low quality foods that contribute to poor health… but for many of us, it’s a fact. We just aren’t eating or exercising in ways that sustain good health, and instead have a lifestyle that directly contributes to unhealthy outcomes. […]
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