Dementia Care

What is Home Care?

What is Home Care?

What is Home Care? The goal of home care is creating an environment where you are able to live safely and independently at home for as long as possible. Throughout this blog, we mention home care and how professional caregivers can help maintain your loved one’s independence and enhance his or her quality of life. This might be a good…

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What’s The Link Between Cognition and Dementia

What’s The Link Between Cognition and Dementia

At Home Care Assistance Calgary, Alberta, we focus our home care visits on cognitive stimulation. We do this because it’s part of our Balanced Care Method and we feel that active seniors are happier and healthier as they age. Some blogs have considered the impact of various activities and behaviors including exercise, nutrition, sensory and social stimulation, and recreation on…

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The Benefits of Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s or Dementia

The Benefits of Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s or Dementia

  Dementia and Alzheimer’s, as is commonly known, affects mostly the elderly over the age of 65. As life expectancy in the developed nations has increased in the recent few decades due to the advancement in the healthcare industry and availability of newer and better treatment options, dementia is a more common affliction than ever before. Despite many recent promising…

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7 Engaging Activities for Aging Adults with Dementia

7 Engaging Activities for Aging Adults with Dementia

Living with dementia can be challenging for seniors and their caregivers. Seniors with dementia typically withdraw from activities even though they are necessary for brain stimulation and socialization. Here are a few fun and stimulating activities that can reduce some of the effects of cognitive impairment and lead to a better quality of life. 1. Gardening  The peacefulness of a…

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How to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly

How to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly

Seniors can prevent dementia by making healthy lifestyle choices that have a positive impact on the brain. Switching to balanced diets, engaging in regular exercise, and getting adequate sleep are a few lifestyle changes that could prevent cognitive decline among seniors. If your aging loved one needs help managing everyday tasks or encouragement to adopt healthier lifestyle choices, turn to…

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