Monthly Archives: June 2012

Research Reflects Importance of Social Interaction

Recent research shows that seniors who are socially engaged are more likely to lead healthier lives and live longer when compared to seniors that feel isolated or ones that lack companionship. The study conducted has been one of the largest...

8 Important Program ideas for Alzheimer’s and dementia

It’s important to offer a wide variety of activities for individuals with Alzheimer’s, and/or dementia and finding ways to incorporate them into activity programs can be difficult. Check out these suggestions and program ideas to make sure you are creating beneficial programs for the...

Coffee helps fight against Alzheimer’s!

Current research suggests that drinking 3-5 cups of coffee a day can slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s in older adults. Based on studies conducted by Gary Arendash, a researcher at the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, 500 grams of caffeine a...

Overall Improvement in Nursing Home Quality

“We’re excited about this positive trend, and will continue to work with CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) to do more in these critical areas.” Was the statement made by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) President and CEO...