Keeping up with the latest technology can feel like a full-time job. It seems like more advances are made every day, and it can be difficult to discern what is worthwhile for you and your family. Luckily, among these advances are many wonderful options to make life easier for seniors and those they love.
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
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.
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.
Learn how to be a good support system for someone dealing with this challenging disease.
Reminiscence therapy taps into the five senses — touch, sight, smell, sound, and taste — to help individuals with memory challenges recall people, places, and events from throughout their lifetime.