Autumn is here! After a hot summer there’s nothing better than a crisp autumn day with red, yellow, and orange leaves falling from trees. The change of season carries a different assortment of activities, sights, smells and flavors with it. Coffee stores bring back their Pumpkin Spice Latte, apple cider appears in grocery stores, hay … Read more6 Fun Fall Activities for the Elderly
What to Anticipate When You Are Grieving What are common responses when someone you love passes away? Grief can be agonizing and overpowering, and sometimes scary. As you grieve, you may have anxiety about your responses. You may wonder if your feelings and responses are usual. Below are some of the commonly felt grief reactions … Read moreWhat to Anticipate When You Are Grieving
As you get ready for autumn, it’s also a good time to get ready for how the seasonal changes may bring up sundowning for those with dementia. Sundowning is an occurrence where some patients with dementia experience greater confusion and anxiety later in the day. Less daylight hours in autumn and winter can increase the chances of patients … Read moreWhat is “sundowning”?