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Tuned In: The Top Music Playlists for Loved Ones with Dementia

Top Playlist for Seniors

In the words of English playwright and poet William Congreve, “Music has charms to soothe a savage breast.”

Although Mr. Congreve was not referring to the soothing power of music used in the care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, he very well could have. In fact, his words effectively describe some of the most valuable benefits of music in dementia care today.

Preventing High Temperature-Related Stress in Seniors

Because of the changes in seniors’ bodies as they age, they become less able to regulate their body temperature and have a harder time adjusting to rapid changes in heat. As a result of their lessened ability to adjust to higher temperatures, it is essential to know the first signs of heat stress and what you can do to protect your loved one or yourself from heat-related illnesses.

Visiting Loved Ones With Dementia: Ensuring a Successful Visit

Successfully visiting loved ones with Memory Loss

When your loved one has dementia, family members can become uncomfortable with the idea of visiting or spending time with their loved one. They may not know what to say or do when they are around them, or they may even feel uncomfortable and intimidated. As unsure as you and other family members may be about visiting your loved one, it’s one of the best things that you can do for them during this trying time, as visiting helps to increase physical, emotional and cognitive well-being.

Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

Coordinating a Memory Loss Caregiving Team

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