Five Ideas for Convincing a Senior with Dementia to Eat Well

Dementia causes changes in how your senior views her world and how she processes it. What she used to consider a healthy meal might be different now than it was before. The irony is that she needs to eat healthier foods more than ever now that dementia is part of her life. Meal Planning Gets You Thinking about Nutrition When you’re just trying to get any food into your senior, you might not be getting the healthiest options into her diet. With a ... Read more

What Is an Elder Orphan?

Maria, aged 76, had never had any children and her husband, Alexander, had passed away a few years ago, leaving Maria to live alone. Though Maria missed Alexander, she had never minded living alone. That is, until she had a stroke that made it difficult for her to do some things on her own. Because Maria had no children, she had no one to come and help her with things like cleaning her house or shopping for groceries. Do you know an ... Read more