How Healthy Are Your Social Networks?

How Healthy Are Your Social Networks?

Social networks make a difference. Prepandemic research highlighted concerns about the state of our social networks. Angus Reid published detailed research revealing a portrait of social isolation in Canada. The study sorted Canadians into five groups: Desolate (23%),...
Dementia Changes Relationships, It Doesn’t End Them

Dementia Changes Relationships, It Doesn’t End Them

Emotions are heightened in individuals challenged by dementia. But relationships can be nourished and built by understanding family and friends. The true meaning of charity is more the giving of what you are than of what you have. Your neighbour does not need a...
Is Your Mom or Dad Getting Enough Sleep?

Is Your Mom or Dad Getting Enough Sleep?

How would you rate their sleep quality? Are they sleeping a lot during the day and then not very much at night? Are you worried that they are not well-rested when they wake up in the morning? Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good brain health, yet many...
Tips for the Holidays

Tips for the Holidays

Does the upcoming holiday season fill you with dread? Are you wondering how you are going to survive? The Christmas holidays are a wonderful time of year when family and friends get together. But they can also add stress to our lives. particularly when we are...

Dementia and Sleep – Nine Things You Can Do To Improve Sleep

It’s very common for individuals suffering from dementia to have trouble sleeping. What we don’t know is whether or not dementia leads to disrupted sleep patterns or if disrupted sleep patterns have an impact on the progression of the disease. We do know,...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Medical Alert System

While it’s never going to be easy to watch one of your loved ones start to deteriorate over time, modern technology and medicine can certainly help lighten the weight on your shoulders.   If you have someone in your life who is suffering from something that makes...