The Lorenzo's House Foundation is built around helping others who are suffering from Alzheimer's, to make sure families know they're not alone
Sounds of Healing Series: Incorporating Similar Therapeutic Music Practices into Your Holiday Celebrations
For the last few months, we've been discussing the benefits of therapeutic music and Chicago Methodist Senior Services' (CMSS) Sounds
At the annual Spring Benefit Brunch in April, Chicago Methodist Senior Service (CMSS) debuted its brand new therapeutic music and
In addition to the games and craft projects we’ve been discussing, there are many other activities that you can enjoy with your older loved ones. Whether your loved one is dealing with dementia or a physical illness, many of these activities can be adapted to fit their needs and abilities.
As we age, or for those of us who develop degenerative brain diseases, keeping more than a couple things in our minds at the same time can be problematic. Don’t get too discouraged just yet, because working memory is something that can be improved with effort.
Surviving the teenage years of children can be hard enough on a parent; throw in a spouse with dementia and you’ve got yourself a pot of boiling stress and anxiety for a caregiver.
I’m sure we all have favorite dishes our grandmothers’ have cooked for us. Whether it’s cake, pie, or meatloaf and mashed potatoes -- somehow certain foods conjure up memories that last a lifetime.