Helping Children and Teens Understand Alzheimer's
For the sandwich generation that finds themselves caring for both children and parents, there are many challenges to the balancing act. One of those challenges may be helping younger grandchildren or great-grandchildren understand Alzheimer’s... read more
Published on September 13, 2018.
Preparedness for Seniors: National Preparedness Month
National Preparedness Month 2018 September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM is managed and sponsored by FEMA's Ready Campaign which aims to educate and empower Americans during NPM and throughout the year. The goal is to prepare... read more
Published on September 1, 2018.
I'll Take Occupational Therapy for $100, Alex
April is Occupational Therapy Month and Sound Options invites occupational therapist, Natalie Anderson, OTR/L, CAPS, to describe how OTs contribute to productive aging and increase the quality of life for older adults. I have been... read more
Published on April 2, 2015.
Our Relationship to Change: Coping with Change in Aging Loved Ones and Ourselves
The only constant is change. We’ve heard it many times before; however according to the research of psychologist, Dan Gilbert, we are terrible at estimating how much change we will experience. “Human beings are... read more
Published on January 2, 2015.
Ann Hedreen, Author of Her Beautiful Brain, Keynote at Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference
Ann Hedreen is a writer, filmmaker, and voice of the radio podcast and blog, The Restless Nest: http://therestlessnest.wordpress.com/. Ann speaks and writes frequently about Alzheimer’s disease and her latest book id called, "Her Beautiful... read more
Published on September 22, 2014.
Alive Inside: Film and Community Discussion lead by Mary Lynn Pannen
1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia according to the Alzheimer’s Association. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and is creating an epidemic that is... read more
Published on September 3, 2014.
Top 5 Friday: Resources for Long-Term Care and Insurance
It is Top 5 Friday! Every month, we share the top 5 online resources you need to know about when tackling a particular topic. As part of Sound Option’s August topic of the month,... read more
Published on August 22, 2014.
7 TED Talks for family caregivers and professionals in elder care.
As an aging society, our new found longevity has presented unique questions and challenges. What does it mean to be vulnerable? What do we believe about aging and how does that impact the way... read more
Published on August 20, 2014.