Category Archives: Senior Home Therapies

List of Therapeutic Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Family caregivers often express how difficult it can be to come up with meaningful activities for their senior loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia. We agree, it isn’t always easy helping your loved one stay engaged, but it’s incredibly important to keep them mentally and physically active. To help family caregivers and their loved ones, […]

How to Find a Good Physical Therapist for Parkinson’s Patients

Exercise is necessary for everyone! Research has shown that regular exercise with the help of a physical therapist can improve the quality of life for Parkinson’s patients. As the second most common neurological disorder, Parkinson’s disease affects a lot of patients and their families. Many of these families are seeking in home physical therapy services […]

How to Prepare for Occupational Therapy at Home

In home occupational therapy for seniors can allow your loved one to remain independent in their home. This type of therapy is especially useful for those recovering from a stroke or surgery or who have a cognitive impairment like Alzheimer’s. Most patients who receive occupational therapy struggle with getting fully dressed, taking showers or baths, […]

Tips for Better Communication with Alzheimer’s Patients

Helping people with Alzheimer’s communicate can be challenging, but it can greatly improve their daily lives. Over time, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia diminish a person’s ability to communicate. Everyone’s situation is unique, and changes in communication may not seem different or pronounced during the early stages of Alzheimer’s. As the disease progresses, […]

Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients with Sundowning Symptoms

When you are caring for someone who has Alzheimer’s disease, you may notice changes in their personality during the late afternoon and evening. You are not alone in experiencing this shift. Doctors call this change in behavior and mood sundowning, or sundown syndrome. The change in sunlight seems to be the trigger. Sundowning symptoms can […]

Why In Home Therapy for Seniors Can Improve Quality of Life

Over time, your loved one’s level of care might increase, especially if they have Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or Parkinson’s. They might begin by receiving a few hours of housekeeping or companion services, but gradually require more assistance. To make sure your parent is getting the best care possible to match their needs, you might want to […]

Helping Make Financial Plans for Alzheimer’s Patients

Financial matters can be difficult for even the sharpest minds. It’s not hard to understand how someone with Alzheimer’s Disease can struggle with finances, even in early stages. In fact, difficulties with managing money are one of the first signs of Alzheimer’s. If your parent is having trouble paying bills, taxes, counting change, writing checks, […]