6 Things You Can Do Today to Defend against Alzheimer’s

If you’re faced with the possibility of Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related conditions, the future may look scary. Fortunately, science has suggestions on things you can do today to help you avoid, delay, or slow down Alzheimer’s tomorrow. While more research remains to be done on activities that supposedly delay Alzheimer’s, there is research to support […]

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Fire Safety for Elders with Special Health Needs

Decreased mobility, sight, hearing or cognitive capabilities may limit a person’s ability to take the quick action necessary to escape during a fire emergency. People over the age of 65 are twice as likely to suffer injuries or lose their lives in fires compared to the population-at-large, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, part of […]

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Finding the Right Senior Community for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Written by Matt Del Vecchio Founder and President Lianas Services – Retirement Home Search and Transition Support mdelvecchio@lianasservices.com 1-877-450-3365 The Alzheimer’s Society in Canada reports that in 2011, 747,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias – that’s 14.9 per cent of Canadians 65 and older. By 2031, if nothing changes in Canada, this figure […]

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