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Supporting a dementia patient with non-verbal communication

IMG_20170113_155531_HDR  “Too often we under estimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment… all of which has the potential to turn a life around.”

I am a dementia care specialist. Dementia as a condition brings a lot of changes in the person, affecting her/him in almost every aspect of life. The transformation during the course of the illness is difficult: physically and emotionally for both the person as well as his or her family members.

8 reasons why senior citizens love their smartphones

smart phoneTechnology has become an essential part of our lives. We have become dependent on various gadgets to make our life easier. This was not always the case, earlier people were more dependent on each other to complete tasks. One important gadget which has taken an important role in our life is our “smartphone”, be it for calling, chatting, shopping, monetary transactions or any other thing – our smartphone manages all.

7 steps to help your elderly loved one get up safely after a fall

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fall-risk-bannerOne of the most common sources of worry and tension for elderly aging in place is the fear of falling. Falls can result in disabling injuries for seniors, causing loss of independence and impacting the quality of their lives. According to sources every 13 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall and every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall.