Heart Disease and Health Tips

February 7th is “Go Red for Women” day. Wear red and show your support and awareness of this dangerous killer. Heart Disease is the number one killer of Women over all forms of Cancer combined. Heart Disease affects all ages of men and women; women face a

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Home Safety tips for Seniors

For those seniors that are adamant about staying at home, here are some tips to make sure that they can do so safely! DE-clutter walk ways. Less clutter means less chance of falling. Add non slip pads underneath area rugs Make sure each room is properly lit.

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Fun Food Fact

Certain “Smells”can instigate appetite. The scent of Hot Buttered Popcorn can trigger hunger; especially in those that suffer from Dementia and or Alzheimer’s. Scents associated with salty or sweet foods seem to be the strongest triggers. If your loved one is having difficulty eating, try a heart

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Natural Methods for Senior Citizens with Dementia

Try these natural methods and approach when trying to calm your senior loved one that suffers from Dementia: MusicMusic therapy helps seniors calm down and reflect on happier times. According to research from the Alzheimer’s Association, listening to music releases dopamine in the brain and triggers happy feelings

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Fun Fact- Pluviophile

Rainy days are great! Fact: Pluviophile (n) a lover of rain;someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days. Did you know that seniors can be affected by the weather? Just because we have a rainy day your loved one doesn’t have to be “stuck”

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The importance of Routine

Are you are recently supporting someone with Dementia and or  Alzheimer’s disease?  You may find it difficult to know how to help and how much to help. Sometimes they need help but want to look after personal care independently. This can be frustrating, especially when you know

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Happy New Year 2020!

Happy Fun Fact  from Elder Placement Professionals! Fact: Did you know that celebrating the New Year has been a tradition for over 4000 years? Also, did you know that over 2,000 pounds of glitter are dropped every year in Times Square? Elder Placement Professionals would like to

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“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family” – Lee Iacocca

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Happy Holidays 2019

So many Holiday Traditions are cherished by seniors. After speaking to some clients these were some of their most favorites: Hanging stockings- filling them with fruit and chocolate coins Chopping down a Christmas Tree Lighting a Yule Log Dad dressing up as Santa Running a toy train

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