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Engage as You Age: Benefits of Social Media for Seniors

Staying social can be a challenge for older adults, especially those who are homebound or have limited mobility. The good news is that, as the internet, computers, tablets, and smartphones have become more prevalent than ever, the ability to keep seniors connected has greatly improved. Read More...
Alzheimer's Caregiver

Stress and the Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Some of the busiest people working today are Alzheimer’s caregivers, and not just because of their caregiving duties. Most Alzheimer’s caregivers work long hours at fulltime jobs, take the kids to afterschool activities, make a stop by the grocery store on the way home, and prepare dinner for the family on top of their caregiving responsibilities. Read More...

How to Diffuse Dementia Care Battles

Helping another person with personal care needs, such as bathing, dressing and assistance with using the bathroom, can be uncomfortable for all involved. It’s hard to put modesty aside, and feelings of vulnerability can come into play. And at times, older adults, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, can become overly distressed while receiving help with these necessary tasks, to the point that it may result in a battle of wills. Read More...

How to Determine When Alzheimer’s Disease Makes Driving Unsafe

The ability to get out of the house and go where you want when you want is a freedom many of us have enjoyed since we were sixteen. Driving is more than a routine part of adult life; it’s a powerful symbol of competence and independence. Read More...

Age Related Sleep Disorders

Hillendale’s Danville Home Care Resources Age Related Sleep Disorders Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer. Healthy Sleep Tips Risks of Sleep Deprivation Sleep Disorders: Understanding Symptoms and When to Call the Doctor Web Resources: Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about age related sleep disorders. Read More...