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Tips To Minimize The Effects Of Sundowning

What is sundowning? Basically, it refers to any feelings of confusion, anxiety, and disorientation that occur from dusk, in people who suffer from Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other memory-related illnesses. Based on a study by the National Institute on Aging, sundown syndrome is most likely caused by the interruption of our ‘biological clock’, which informs our…

Epidemic Outbreak. Social Isolation.

Tips For Preventing Loneliness & Social Isolation In Seniors

According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, one-fourth of older adults are currently experiencing loneliness and are socially isolated. This is distressing news as loneliness can be detrimental to one’s mental health and emotional well-being. Depression, lack of sleep, and a reduction in cognitive health can all be caused by social isolation.…