It is known that positive attitudes lead to positive results, which is very important when caring for seniors with alzheimer’s or dementia. Not only does positive thinking promote the health of seniors but also reduces depression and stress.
When you do good, you feel good. People of all ages enjoy the feeling of being a contributing member of society, a team or charity. Not only does it feel good to know that you’re doing a good deed, but it also has a plethora of benefits to a person’s physical and mental health.
Change is usually a difficult thing to go through because of the various unknown possibilities that await you on the other side. However, those unknown expectations still exist. Individuals who go through transitional care may go experience this sentiment and be fearful of new environments.
Thanksgiving marks the start of this holiday season and its important to include all of our loved ones. These gatherings provide seniors well-needed engagement and socialization, which helps reduce loneliness.
Skills that you have developed throughout your life are abilities that can actually help you land a job. These skills are known as, transferable skills and can be acquired through personal experiences such as:
A family caregiver is someone who takes on housekeeping or personal care tasks to an individual who is in need of assistance. Being a caregiver is a 24-hour job and a break from time to time to go on vacation or look after your own needs is very important.
Transfer Trauma is a very huge issue for the older population, especially those with dementia. With that in mind, it is very important to practice proper observation techniques to eliminate unnecessary rehospitalizations.