What Makes Us Resilient?

What Makes Us Resilient?
Resilience is defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary as: the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens the ability of... read more
Published on January 1, 2017.

Holiday Tips for the Diabetic

Holiday Tips for the Diabetic
  The American Diabetes Association's Holiday Tips Do you want your family to enjoy the holidays and the food, yet still stay healthy? Planning ahead is important, specifically if you have diabetes. The seven tips below can help guide you... read more
Published on December 5, 2016.

How to Cope with Grief during the Holidays

How to Cope with Grief during the Holidays
How to Cope with Grief During the Holidays | Giving yourself permission to grieve and make new traditions. read more
Published on December 3, 2016.

2016 Alzheimer's by the numbers

2016 Alzheimer's by the numbers
Alzheimer's by the Numbers - 2016 Alzheimer’s disease is a wide-reaching problem for our aging population and their family members. Let’s take a look at the numbers for the entire country and Washington State. National Alzheimer's Trends Nearly... read more
Published on November 1, 2016.

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.

Staying Safe and Having Fun: Seniors Celebrating Halloween

Staying Safe and Having Fun: Seniors Celebrating Halloween
Happy Halloween! For many families Halloween is a wonderful excuse to play, dress up, give (and receive) candy and enjoy a good laugh with friends. However, for those who may have dementia, Halloween can be a disorienting day. Unexpected knocks at the... 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.

Simple Costume Ideas for Seniors on Halloween

Simple Costume Ideas for Seniors on Halloween
Halloween isn’t supposed to be that scary, so why do we always “freak-out” when we are trying to come up with great costume ideas?  Here are a few ideas for your senior to play... read more
Published on October 5, 2016.

Indoor Activities for Seniors

Indoor Activities for Seniors
Too many consecutive rainy days spent indoors can make us a little stir-crazy. Keep your seniors busy, motivated and excited about what project to begin next! Remember this is just a starter list, something to run with.... read more
Published on October 4, 2016.

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