Home For Life
If you ask anyone over the age of 45 where they want to grow old, they will invariably say that they want to remain in their homes. Despite this, very few retirees have prepared their homes to meet their aging needs. Aging in Place is a philosophy that promotes independency and livability of all types of living environments no matter the age of the occupant or their level of abilities. There is a growing movement to educate the public on how to build or modify homes to enab
Is It Really Dementia?
Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. There are two main causes of non-reversible dementia: Alzheimer’s and vascular. Alzheimer’s is from plaques that form between nerve cells in the brain, and tangles that are proteins twisted up that form inside dying cells. It is believed that these plaques and tangles interfere with nerve pathways resulting in dementia. Vascular dementia occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, usually by a st