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Aging and Mental Health | Can Stress Cause Dementia?

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Studies have shown strong evidence of the link between stress and dementia, disclosing that seniors may be more vulnerable to dementia if they have long-term stress.

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What to Include and Look Out for When Getting a Dementia Care Plan

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A dementia care plan assists you and gives your loved one a sense of self-worth and well-being while allowing them to control their day-to-day lives.

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4 Music Activities for Seniors and How It Can Benefit Them

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We, as human beings, have innate musicality. It is not surprising how music entertains us, but did you know that music has much more to offer? Discover how these four music activities for seniors can physically and mentally benefit your loved ones.

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How to Guide Your Parents to Cope With the Loss of Their Spouse

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Consoling your surviving parent can be as challenging as dealing with the passing of your deceased parent. Have a look at our guide of helpful tips to help your parents cope with the loss of their spouse.

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How to Reduce Stress in Older Adults through Active Relaxation

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Reducing stress is difficult for seniors due to their health conditions and mobility. Check this post to learn about active relaxation and how it can help.

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The Angst of Alzheimer’s and How to Calmly Deal With Anger

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Giving care to seniors with Alzheimer’s is a top priority for families with older family members undergoing a significant cognitive decline. Continue reading to learn practical caregiving strategies and prevention tips to help deal with Alzheimer’s-related anger.

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Guide To Understanding & Coping With Dementia Behavior

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Dementia can threaten our beloved family members by gradually stealing their safe and independent life. Read on to get a complete understanding of dementia behavior and how to deal with it.

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9 New Year’s Eve Party Ideas For Senior Family Members

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Organize a new year’s eve party that will be comfortable for generations, young and old. From themes, snacks, and accessibility modifications, our family at 12 Oaks managed properties will guide you through ringing in 2022 in the best way possible!

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How To Respond To Dementia-Related Hallucinations In Older Family Members

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It’s important to know the difference between hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia. Find out how to identify dementia hallucinations and how to respond supportively.

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6 Issues Families Face With Caregivers And How To Handle Them

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Find out the most common issues a family caregiver experiences, and find a solution that works for everyone.

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How To Promote Brain Health In Seniors

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A healthy brain includes being physically active with a balanced diet. This vital organ in your body can impact your balance and emotional stability. Find out the easiest ways to promote brain health and why it’s so important.

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Creating In-The-Moment Opportunities in Memory Care with Sensory Experiences

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Even with the challenges of dementia, the right memory care program can help residents to be more active and engaged through sensory experiences. Learn how.

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