Monthly Archives: January 2020

What causes thick toenails in the elderly?

What causes thick toenails in the elderly? You've noticed that mom's nails have grown thicker, yellow and difficult to cut. They have kept up with their personal hygiene on a daily basis. They are taking their medications regularly, so what is the problem? The truth is that older people are at risk of developing nail [...]

By |2020-01-09T19:09:02+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Family Caregiver|

Music therapy for the elderly

Music therapy for your elderly loved one: how could it help them thrive and age in place? While listening to music on your own is wonderful, this is not the same as music therapy. Music therapy is an established health profession in which the therapist uses music to help a person address any physical, emotional, [...]

By |2020-01-07T19:37:28+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Dementia Care|

Are brain health supplements any good?

If you've had a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, then you have probably come across advertisements for brain health supplements. And even if you don't have a loved one with any such condition, chances are you have seen those types of ads on late night television. Is there any truth to it? [...]

By |2020-01-03T01:32:39+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Dementia Care|