Apply the right first aid to the eyes for effective eye care.

The eyes can be the most vulnerable part of our bodies when we’re at work. The eyes can be the most vulnerable part of our bodies when we’re at work. Using the proper eye protection on the job is important, but accidents like chemical splashes or collisions can still...

Sleep Problems In The Elderly With Dementia

Sleep disorders are commonly under diagnosed and a significant source of concern in the geriatric population. Age alone does not cause sleep problems. Disturbed sleep, waking up tired every day, and other symptoms of insomnia are not a normal part of aging. Instead,...

Link found between stress and stroke

Stroke is a devastating experience in which blood is cut off from a part of the brain. Stroke is a devastating experience in which blood is cut off from a part of the brain. It can have many contributing factors, and one of them, physicians now say, is stress....

Taking Care Of YOU!!!

By the year 2030, an estimated 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 years or older. As the American population ages, a growing number of people will be serving as caregivers for family members affected by dementia and other types of functional impairment....

Can a cup of coffee improve your health?

Many people enjoy their daily cup (or more) of coffee. It can have benefits beyond helping people wake up in the morning, though. The Tech Times website lists these positive attributes of moderate caffeine consumption: • Exercise. A study cited by the International...

The Power Of Music With Dementia Residents

If upon hearing, “It’s the story of a lovely lady…” or “You are my Sunshine…” you are instantly reminded of your childhood, you know the power of musical memory. Songs tell the stories of our lives. They remind us of a special day, a good time, a first love and even a...

Tips For Effective Communication With Memory Impaired Loved Ones

Both family and paid caregivers may overlook various barriers to effective communication with impaired older adults and consequently misinterpret verbal and behavioral messages. When someone has Alzheimer’s disease, or any other form of memory impairment,...

Thank you note…

Hi Micha, My family and I think often about you, Carrie, Ben and the most incredible staff at Dodge Park. I don’t believe my mother, Lil Anderson, could have received better care and love anywhere else in the world. You are all so progressive, knowledgeable and...