Aging and Sleep. Is Your Sleep, Quality Sleep?

Aging and Sleep. Is Your Sleep, Quality Sleep?

Aging and poor sleep do not have to go hand in hand. It is true that our sleep patterns can change as we age. We may become sleepy earlier, awaken earlier, and experience more time in the light stages of sleep rather than a deep sleep. But that doesn’t mean we can’t...
The Human/Pet Bond

The Human/Pet Bond

Here’s a number for you, a big number. 84.6 million. That’s approximately how many American homes have a pet of some kind.   For the elderly in particular, the human/pet bond goes especially deep. As socially-active and socially-minded beings, humans in general...
Celebrating Caregivers

Celebrating Caregivers

Caregivers are paid or unpaid people who assist others with daily tasks and needs. They often take on responsibilities such as coordinating medical appointments, medications, household chores, assist with bathing and dressing, and so much more. In family members, this...