Caring for Someone with Dementia? Find Support from an Aging Life Care™ Expert

Today is the last day of September and the last day of World Alzheimer’s Month.  While this dedicated month educates people on the signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, it is also about supporting the loved ones who live with dementia and those that provide care. Caring for someone with dementia can test even the strongest    Read More

Staying Motivated to Exercise – Go4Life!

Aging Life Care Association™ is proud to be a partner in Go4Life® — an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH in collaboration with the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.  Tips on Staying Motivated to Exercise One of the great challenges of being physically active is staying motivated. When it’s    Read More

Three Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Exercise

Aging Life Care Association™ is proud to be a partner in Go4Life® — an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH in collaboration with the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.  Before You Jump Into an Exercise Program, Ask Your Doctor a Few Questions First Are you considering adding exercise to    Read More

How to Help Loved Ones with Dementia Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

There are creative and effective ways to help an aging parent, family member or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia cope with the loss of their spouse, according to a survey of Aging Life Care™ experts.  Remembering that there are different stages and types of dementia, making sure the surviving spouse does    Read More

What are the Stages of Dementia?

Understanding the Stages of Dementia Can Help You Provide Better Care by Heather Imhoff, MSW, LMSW, Aging Life Care Association™ Member   Dementia is a progressive and often times, heart-breaking disease. Though every individual is different, there are  three primary stages of dementia, each with its own unique set of symptoms. Different care strategies for    Read More