The Animal Care Center of Irvine has announced a new program that will help lonely seniors of two types: Seniors who need a companion and Pets who need a new home. If you know of anyone who could use a companion pet, please read below and pass along this information! In order to help both the senior people and the homeless senior pets of our community, the Irvine Animal Care Center has implemented a new program that will allow individuals age 62 and older to adopt a senior pet at no … [Read more...] about Senior Dogs Helping Seniors
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Turmeric Fights Depression - Turmeric is one of the most potent natural cure-all This anti-inflammatory, antioxidant packed, cancer fighting, anti-bacterial and anti-viral superfood, turmeric has now been found to lift depression more effectively than any other conventional drugs. Better than Prozac with NO side effects! Tumeric is a super root which is very beneficial for our health. It’s rich in antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory properties, is great for brain health, lowers the risk … [Read more...] about This Turmeric Lemonade Is Better Than Prozac
During the Holiday Season it’s easier to see changes in behavior that could be the early stages of memory impairment or dementia. Noticing changes is important but not for the sake of providing a “label” for a condition but for the purpose of creating a desirable environment for your loved one with dementia. Although doing this can cause concern, taking the time to understand the situation is the first step in providing your parent, grandparent, sibling, client, friend or colleague the … [Read more...] about Dementia and Holidays: Changes in Behavior that may Indicate Dementia
Caregiver burden is the stress which is perceived by family caregivers due to the home care situation. This subjective burden is one of the most important predictors for negative outcomes of the care situation – for the caregivers themselves as well as for the one who requires care. Unlike professional caregivers such as physicians and nurses, informal caregivers, typically family members or friends, provide care to individuals with a variety of conditions, most commonly advanced age, … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Help an Overburdened Family Care Giver
Not even Hurricane Irma could dampen the spirits of this group Seniors were evacuated from their assisted living community in Orlando but are having the time of their life! Watch the video segment from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and see photos of Kristen Bell bringing smiles to ELDERLY residents’ faces. CLICK HERE: … [Read more...] about Seniors Evacuated – Hurricane Irma – But Still Having A Great Time!