Dementia & Alzheimer's

Types of Dementia

Types of Dementia
Sound Options distinguishes between the 5 most common forms of dementia and how they impact the brain. read more
Published on November 1, 2016.

Dementia & Music

Dementia & Music
Music & Dementia Seeing a loved one slowly fade, memory by memory, can be heartbreaking for a family to witness and devastating for the individual with the disease. However, music has offered many families a... read more
Published on October 31, 2016.

Responding to the Symptoms of Dementia

Responding to the Symptoms of Dementia
Sound Options shares tips for dementia caregivers to respond to difficult behaviors with compassion and skill. read more
Published on October 30, 2016.

Dementia & Safe Summers

Dementia & Safe Summers
Summer is a season perfect for relishing in the simple pleasures in life: a good plate of fresh food with friends, a walk down by the water, a lazy morning in the garden. For... read more
Published on June 7, 2016.

Be Kind to Yourself: Tips for the Dementia Caregiver

Be Kind to Yourself: Tips for the Dementia Caregiver
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." -Plato  For all those family caregivers that embark on the journey of caring for another human being, the road can be long and challenging.... read more
Published on January 21, 2016.

Dementia's Impact on Fall Risks

Dementia's Impact on Fall Risks
Today kicks off the fall season, and it is also Fall Prevention Awareness day. The National Council on Aging has many resources to help adults build a foundation for longevity and prevent falls. Currently, 1... read more
Published on September 24, 2015.

Next Steps & Planning After a Dementia Diagnosis

Next Steps & Planning After a Dementia Diagnosis
We've been tackling the topic of fears in eldercare and a diagnosis with dementia can be something feared even more than death. And it is a kind of death or loss of self. Dementia... read more
Published on July 24, 2015.

Dementia & Dignity: An All-Star Caregiver accompanies a family on their journey with Alzheimer's

Dementia & Dignity: An All-Star Caregiver accompanies a family on their journey with Alzheimer's
Dementia care has become one of the most widely discussed and important topics in senior care. It is clear that individuals don’t get dementia, families do. The rippling effects of the disease within families... read more
Published on June 12, 2015.

Longevity & Disease: The Increase of Years and Care

Longevity & Disease: The Increase of Years and Care
With baby boomers reaching 65 at a rate of 19,000 per day, there is no question that this generation will have an impact on aging, healthcare, and eldercare. The combination of the increasing age... read more
Published on February 9, 2015.

The Art of Celebration

The Art of Celebration
Traditions and rituals are part of the way we mark time and enjoy the rhythm of our lives. Like the ghosts in Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, each holiday seems to fill with memories of... read more
Published on December 4, 2014.

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