Preventing Social Isolation in Seniors

Humans are social creatures; we all need some form of social interaction at all stages of life. Senior citizens can feel lonely, especially when living alone, but there are ways to encourage social interactions to prevent loneliness and isolation. Benefits of Social Interaction for Seniors Improved physical health Seniors who engage in relationships tend to…

How Do You Calm Down Someone With Dementia

While the main symptom of dementia is significant memory loss, it isn’t the only symptom. Seniors with dementia can also experience severe mood swings and become easily angered or agitated by things that didn’t bother them previously.  If you’re wondering how you can calm down someone with dementia, you’re not the only one. Many family…

Supporting Social Health This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here again, and while our attention is mostly centered on our significant other, it’s important to remember our family members who might not have anyone this year. Old age and disability can affect how active and social a person is. For disabled adults and seniors with dementia, social and recreational activity becomes…