Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: Are You Confused?

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: Are You Confused?

Frequently people refer to the group of symptoms that define Dementia by the more specific disease called Alzheimer’s.  Dementia is not a single disease. It refers to a general decline in certain mental abilities overall and can be caused by several different...
When is it Time to Get Help for Your Loved One?

When is it Time to Get Help for Your Loved One?

When is it time to step in?  Adult-child/Aging-parent relationships can be challenging, but when you see a parent, grandparent or even a close friend having difficulties that he or she did not have before, the need to step in may be apparent – but it is not always so...
Senior Skin Care

Senior Skin Care

As winter sets in, additional attention needs to be given to the condition of your skin, particularly for seniors. In the winter, we often find seniors’ skin drying out if steps are not taken to protect it.  And, perhaps surprisingly, it is the air inside the home...
Just Soap

Just Soap

Labeling of personal care products can be dramatically misleading and can often contribute to adding unnecessary cost (and risk) in product selection. There is sometimes a great deal of confusion about antibacterials – particularly when it comes to the best type of...