What is Dementia Care?

What is Dementia Care?

Dementia is cognitive decline. It’s not a specific disease, but the term for impairment. Dementia is clinically diagnosed by affecting brain functions. It may affect memory, language, behavior, thinking, and judgment. Dementia is often progressive but sometimes it’s treatable or reversible. Dementia has many symptoms. What Are the Main Cognitive Changes in Dementia? Memory loss…

Dehydration in Older Adults

Dehydration in Older Adults

Getting enough fluids helps keep seniors active and healthy. Adequate hydration is one of the most important aspects of healthy nutrition. It can provide energy so that people can run errands and get exercise. Unfortunately, hydration issues are common for older adults. This struggle is the result of both natural biological processes through aging, physiological…

Vertigo in Older Adults

Vertigo in Older Adults

Vertigo is a serious condition that affects a person’s ability to keep their balance. Affecting people of all ages, older adults face greater challenges when it comes to the issue. Some are already less steady on their feet due to vision, hearing and mobility issues. That’s why being accurately diagnosed with vertigo by a medical…

Nutrition in Older Adults

Nutrition in Older Adults

1. What Is Nutrition and Why Is It Important for Older Adults? A basic fact of the living body is that it is never static. As cells and tissues wear out with daily use, the “trash is taken out” while new cells and tissues replace the old. This process, known as metabolism, is ongoing, especially…