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Can Moderate Alcohol Consumption Help Prevent Cognitive Impairment?

  While it’s well known that heavy alcohol intake can harm the brain, most studies have found that light to moderate drinking is not harmful, and some have suggested it may help prevent age-related cognitive impairment. For instance, a Finnish

Benefits of Music for Alzheimer’s patients

From our friends at TeepaSnow.com and Alzheimer’s Music Connect We know communication can be challenging when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. We’ve put together some reasons why we think music is an important part of your caregiver toolkit. Stimulates Memories

16th Annual Senior Senior Prom

Health Benefits of Laughter

Stress is a large part of everyone’s life and has a detrimental effect on our physical, mental and emotional health.  For many of us who want and need to live healthier lives, getting control of the stress that is part

Winter Weather Fall Prevention Tips

Although this winter season  in the DC Metro area has been mild so far, we are in for a little more snow this week. With that in mind, here are some excellent tips from The National Council on Aging on

Classes for Caregivers

Great article on Caregiver’s social needs and mental health

This article is a blog post from myCNAjobs.com, you can find it and other tips and resources on their page. New Study: Social Isolation Major Factor in Caregiver Burnout A recent study by the Stanford Center on Longevity and the

Assessing Changes in Memory and Function

As we enter into the holiday season, you may be spending time with elderly relatives or family friends you don’t see on a regular basis. Here are some useful tips from the National Institute on Aging on what to do

Some great information from the National Council on Aging

4 Free Tools to Help Caregivers Prepare for Emergencies Caring for a parent or loved one as they age is never simple. The good news is that there are resources to help you get prepared for the most overwhelming emergencies before they

Excellent Online Resource

An excellent resource for people living with Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons, this website has information geared towards friends and family, caregivers and professional care providers. Teepa Snow offers videos, books, & online reading among many other resources to help navigate