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I just read an inspiring story about a pair of newlyweds from Florida. The couple leads an interesting, carefree, and active life in a variety of ways including travel, hobbies, and political activism, to name a few.
In the heat of summer, it’s always important to remember to help our seniors stay cool in the warm weather. If the senior in your life enjoys being outdoors and enjoying the fresh air, it’s a big plus. Just as in the winter we think about keeping warm, staying cool and hydrated during the summer months is equally as important.
Should people with dementia have the same rights as the rest of us? A very serious and important question pointing again to the unfortunate way that society views people who are living with dementia.
When you or someone you care about can no longer live safely alone, big decisions are in store. The transition from complete independence to having to rely on others for help with things you used to do on your own such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, food preparation, or driving, can be a difficult one.
Memory Lane is a sweet tale about a missed opportunity to learn some history and some guidance for others not to do the same. How about some conversation starters for one generation to another.
Frank Samson, host of Boomers Today and founder of Senior Care Authority, takes on a different role and is interviewed by Marcy Baskin, Managing Director of Senior Care Authority. The company is celebrating it's 10 year anniversary in helping seniors through consultation on senior housing and a myriad of other services to help alleviate the stress on families. In addition, Samson discusses how he has expanded through a franchise model and providing these services throughout the United States and Canada.
Dr. James Rosen is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and clinical psychologist. A leader in the field of health psychology, Dr. Rosen has helped hundreds of people in his research and clinical practice to start exercising. His approach to an exercise habit is based on science, but he does not talk psychology from the armchair only. Dr. Rosen relies on lessons from his patients and personal experience as a competitive athlete. Dr. Rosen is the author of the self-help book: “How to make yourself exercise. Creating a lasting habit.”