Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, irreversible disorder of the brain and the most common form of dementia.
Most seniors think about aging in place in terms of their home, but the community surrounding that home can be just as crucial to safe and healthy aging, as well.
If you’re taking care of a loved one living with dementia, here are some dementia care tips that can prove helpful down the road.
Aspen Senior Day Center was chosen as The Best of Utah Valley in the Best Customer Service – Health & Beauty category!
We revisit an important topic shared with our caregivers by Greg Fowers with Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital regarding dealing with difficult behaviors in caregiving. Part 2
We revisit an important topic shared with our caregivers by Greg Fowers with Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital regarding dealing with difficult behaviors in caregiving.
Many seniors are staying safe and healthy by staying home, but are now at an even higher risk of depression and loneliness.
As the only Senior Day Program in Utah Valley, Aspen Senior Day Center has been serving seniors challenged with memory loss and their families in the Provo area for more than 10 years. Aspen provides comprehensive activities specifically focused on all stages of memory loss in a safe, nurturing environment.
What does “abuse” mean? Abuse can refer to any situation in which someone who has more power hurts someone with less power. It may include: Verbal Abuse — saying mean or cruel things to you. Physical Abuse — hurting you
There are several theories as to why hearing loss may be associated with dementia. Many revolve around the idea that both dementia and hearing loss increase cognitive load, or the brain’s ability to manage its work. When the brain is overloaded it becomes more difficult to complete the tasks like creating memories, remembering routines, and understanding the environment.