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Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “nearly five million Americans over the age of 65 are living with Alzheimer’s dementia”. Alzheimer’s disease, and other types of dementia affect a person’s thinking, memory, and overall behavior. As the disease progresses, many people living with Alzheimer’s rely on

Keeping Our Minds Active and Engaged as we Age

It’s no surprise that occasional forgetfulness comes with getting older. Losing our keys or forgetting an appointment once in a while is normal, however, there are proactive steps we can take to reduce our risk of age-related memory decline and other serious diseases, like Alzheimer’s

Summertime Activities for Seniors

With Memorial Day behind us, summertime is officially in the air. As temperatures begin to increase, now is the perfect opportunity to spend some time outdoors, especially for seniors. Not only is Vitamin D important for our physical functions, spending time outdoors can help lessen

Ways to Reduce Stress for Older Adults

It’s no surprise that in the last few weeks, many people have been experiencing increased levels of stress due to the Coronavirus and the way it’s changed our daily lives. For older adults, stress can have a traumatic effect on the body and mind. In

Avoiding Phishing Scams During COVID-19

As the death and infection toll of COVID-19 continues to rise across the nation, scammers are using this as an opportunity to target vulnerable and emotional individuals. While people are distracted with their finances, employment, education, health, and the health of their loved ones, scammers

Staying Engaged During Self-Quarantine

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt around the world, necessary precautions and preventative efforts are being made at our Carespring facilities. While self-quarantine comes with its own special challenges, the good news is that you aren’t alone! Despite the many cancellations, there’s

Senior Living

Finding a senior living facility that not only meets the needs of residents but also makes them feel at home can be a challenge. Your loved ones deserve exceptional care and to feel at ease during this time. Carespring offers the best senior living options

What Seniors Need to Know about Coronavirus

The Coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, has been making headlines since it was reported from Wuhan, China on December 31, 2019. While the coronavirus in general is not new, this particular strand of coronavirus is and has been causing chaos both within the medical community and throughout the

What Do Caregivers Need Most?

Caring for a sick or elderly person is one of the most difficult, honorable things a person can do. When your parents get to the point where they need a little help with daily tasks, their grown children usually either step in to provide caregiver

Nutrient Needs of Older Adults

Eating healthy and living an active lifestyle is important at any age. However, as we get older and our bodies change, so do our nutritional needs. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, “requirements for some nutrients might be reduced, however some data suggests that