A Senior Connection Blog

April 15, 2021

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What’s the difference between reminiscing vs remembering ?

March 24, 2021

Both involve recalling an event, but reminiscing is more about a collection of fond memories from the past. For example: The Smith family reunion is every year at Lake Tahoe. Reminiscing would be recalling where they hiked, cooking together, and…

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How to redirect anxiety and agitation with new residents in the care home?

March 18, 2021

When moving into a new environment, behaviors can arise with anxiety and agitation. This is often a result from trying to make sense out how they ended up at this new location and where their family is? Here are some…

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How does music help recall your memories?

March 10, 2021

Music can trigger long forgotten wonderful memories and boost your mood. Music has been proven to promote better health and keeping a higher level of functioning, even happiness.

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How to start the conversation about in home care with my parents?

March 5, 2021

Tips for the conversation : *Find out what is important for your loved one to continue to live in their home? *Avoid acting like a parent *Any resistance may be a result of fear of losing control *Put yourself in…

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3 ways to re-direct exit seeking behavior

February 28, 2021

1. Identify the time of day when the behavior is at its peek. Offer activities and physical exercise to reduce agitation, anxiety and restlessness. 2. Offer reassurance. Do they feel lost? or confused? 3. Ensure all basic needs are met.…

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February 21, 2021

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Hydration Ideas for Seniors

March 20, 2020

Senior Health Tips: Staying Cool This Summer! Living in California we are used to the heat and high temperatures, but we still need to remember to hydrate! Lack of water is the number one trigger of daytime fatigue. As we…

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July 4th and Seniors

March 20, 2020

Happy 4th of July Fourth of July usually means large gatherings of family and friends to celebrate the holiday with food and fireworks. If your July 4th celebration will include grandparents this year, don't forget to consider any special dietary…

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