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Category: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Burbank CA

Alzheimer’s and Sleep Problems: How to Help

If it appears as though a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s has totally rewritten the rules on how and when to sleep, you’re not dreaming. Alzheimer’s and sleep problems can be related. For reasons that are not yet fully understood, many individuals with dementia experience changes with their circadian rhythm, resulting in sleepless nights and drowsy […]

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The Alzheimer’s Research Breakthroughs We Can Now Celebrate

With so much negative news in 2020, it’s worth reflecting on some of the wonderful achievements the past year brought – such as Alzheimer’s research breakthroughs. Katie McDonough, director of programs and services for the Alzheimer’s Association, shares, “There are many things that we’re learning and it’s an exciting time for Alzheimer’s research.” 

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3 Key Benefits of Family Therapy for Senior Caregivers

There are certain milestones we may encounter in our lives that, while not necessarily negative, are known stressors. Losing a job. Starting a new job. Getting married. Getting divorced. And one that we in the home care industry are particularly mindful of: the impact on family members who are caring for aging parents. Family therapy […]

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Can You Detect Depression in Seniors Over Zoom?

The isolation and fear brought on by COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of older adults, with nearly half of seniors surveyed in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll stating that their level of stress and worry was negatively impacting their health. And while it still may be unsafe to visit in person with senior […]

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