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…read more
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…read more
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.read more
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…read more
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.…read more
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…read more
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…read more
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