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Senior Living Industry: Preventing Depression in Alzheimer’s Patients

Senior Living Industry: Preventing Depression in Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s disease is said to account for 60 to 80 percent of all dementias, striking as many as 5 million Americans. Some of the indirect symptoms of this disease include frustration, confusion, and oftentimes depression. Alzheimer’s itself is one of the most common diseases amongst the senior living industry, however the depression factor is not always approached in nursing home settings.

You may notice your nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s or Dementia showing signs of depression such as apathy, loss of interest in activities, social withdrawal, and isolation. While keeping them busy won’t necessarily..


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Can Exercise Improve Quality of Life for the Elderly?

Can Exercise Improve Quality of Life for the Elderly?Can Exercise Improve Quality of Life for the Elderly?

A study published recently in the British Journal of Sports Medicine revealed that there is a direct link between the likelihood of healthy aging and the amount of exercise older people take, no matter their age when they begin exercising. Many fitness and health experts believe that exercise becomes increasingly important as we get older. There’s a large amount of evidence confirming that physical exercise is a key player in disease reduction, optimal mental,..


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Activity Ideas for Your Senior Living Facility

Activity Ideas for Your Senior Living FacilityActivity Ideas for Your Senior Living Facility

The biggest challenge your activity director may face in your nursing home or assisted living facility, is coming up with ideas for appropriate activities for your residents to partake in. The goal of creating activities should be to make sure the calendar is filled with a well-rounded range of events designed to engage residents of all different abilities and interests.

Why is this important? Well, one study of more than 5,500 participants aged 65 years or older concluded..


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