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Tag: Alzheimer’s disease

Help for Seniors: Music-Based Self-Diagnostic Tool

NBC recently produced a piece about music therapy for their program, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.  In this program on help for seniors, NBC showed seniors responding to old favorite songs.  Science has been recognizing the part music plays in people in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease, but now scientists are becoming aware of [...]

Help for Seniors:10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

  At some time or another memory problems plague us all, but as we age this can morph into something more serious. This article will provide help for seniors and those who love them some guidelines in knowing if their memory loss is becoming more serious. Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a [...]

Senior Care Information: the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

By 2050 one in 85 people will be affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. Currently every 70 seconds someone develops this disease. In 2006 there were 26.6 million sufferers worldwide. Most of us will be affected by AD in one way or another throughout our lives, as we become caregivers or have the disease ourselves. Image losing [...]

How Alzheimer’s Disease Destroys the Brain

This video will increase your understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease, and help you form the necessary frame of reference to deal with these problems effectively. There is a brief outline of the video below. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease is a slow, fatal disease of brain  affecting one out of every 10 people over age [...]

Lack of Bonding with a Caregiver Can Be Upsetting to Seniors using In-Home Care

Stanton Lawson is the Co-Owner of Sequoia Senior Solutions. Sequoia’s mission is to ensure a better quality of life for their elderly clients and their families, by providing dependable and affordable in-home care. Sequoia’s focus is to keep you or your loved ones at home and avoid:
• Loss of friends and possessions
• Loss of independence and freedom
• Loss of spirit which is drained by the battles of daily living
Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc. services Napa, Sonoma, Marin, Solano, Mendocino, Lake Counties. The main office is located at191 Lynch Creek Way, Suite 102, Petaluma, CA 94954. Email admin@sequoiaseniorsolutions.com Tel: (707) 763-6600 Fax: (707) 763-6607, www.sequoiaseniorsolutions.com.

Caregivers for Alzheimer’s Victims Find Yoga Improves Life, Slows Cellular Aging

  Five million in U.S. care for people with dementia; stress puts them at high risk of depression This report appears in the March edition of the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry currently in print.   March 13, 2012 – A new study out of UCLA suggests that using yoga to engage in very brief, [...]

Elle Tait—My Side of the Fence

Stanton Lawson is the Co-Owner of Sequoia Senior Solutions. Sequoia’s mission is to ensure a better quality of life for their elderly clients and their families, by providing dependable and affordable in-home care. Sequoia’s focus is to keep you or your loved ones at home and avoid:
• Loss of friends and possessions
• Loss of independence and freedom
• Loss of spirit which is drained by the battles of daily living
Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc. services Napa, Sonoma, Marin, Solano, Mendocino, Lake Counties. The main office is located at191 Lynch Creek Way, Suite 102, Petaluma, CA 94954. Email admin@sequoiaseniorsolutions.com Tel: (707) 763-6600 Fax: (707) 763-6607, www.sequoiaseniorsolutions.com.

Asking the Hard Questions or Not Asking–A Case Study

Stanton Lawson is the Co-Owner of Sequoia Senior Solutions. Sequoia’s mission is to ensure a better quality of life for their elderly clients and their families, by providing dependable and affordable in-home care. Sequoia’s focus is to keep you or your loved ones at home and avoid:
• Loss of friends and possessions
• Loss of independence and freedom
• Loss of spirit which is drained by the battles of daily living
Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc. services Napa, Sonoma, Marin, Solano, Mendocino, Lake Counties. The main office is located at191 Lynch Creek Way, Suite 102, Petaluma, CA 94954. Email admin@sequoiaseniorsolutions.com Tel: (707) 763-6600 Fax: (707) 763-6607, www.sequoiaseniorsolutions.com.

3 Caregiver Tips By J. Dietrich Stroeh

Being a caregiver isn’t easy. I know. I learned the hard way as I took care of my wife who died from pancreatic cancer three years ago. The stress of doing a job that most people aren’t trained for, on average, 20 hours a week or more, can impact your health. According to the National [...]

The Sandwich Generation: 4 Suggestions to Balance Your Kids with Your Loved One

An estimated 65 million families share a mother with her job and taking care of her aging parents. This phenomena is being called the Sandwich Generation. Most of the women involved are in their mid to late 40s who work full or part-time, have children still in public school and give at least 20 hours a week to the care of an elderly parent.