Month: June 2021

How Music Helps Dementia Patients

Most people, whatever their age, enjoy music in one form or another, whether that’s attending concerts, playing a musical instrument, or just tapping one's foot in time to a track playing on the radio. We all know that music can lift our mood, evoke memories from our past, and bring us a great deal of joy. What you may or may not know is that the positive qualities of music can be helpful for dementia patients as well. . . . READ THE REST

Five Actions Older Adults Can Take Now to Feel Younger

When it comes to feeling younger, there’s good news, and there’s bad news. First, the bad news. There is nothing that any of us can do to change our chronological age. However, the good news is that we can all make changes to help us at least feel younger. Whatever age you are now, you can start implementing the following steps and see how much better you feel. . . . READ THE REST

The Pros and Cons of Owning Pets for Older Adults

Pets bring so many benefits to our lives. There is no doubt that for any animal lover, spending time with their dog, cat, or another pet is time well-spent. However, pets also come with a great deal of responsibility, and, for older adults particularly, some additional risks. In this article, we look at the pros and cons of a senior owning a pet, so you can decide if it is the right route for you or a loved one. . . . READ THE REST

CDC relaxes restrictions for seniors fully 
vaccinated against COVID-19

As of June 2021, the CDC has announced that restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic are being relaxed for those who meet certain requirements. Here is what you need to know about who is affected and what you can now do. . . . READ THE REST