Anxiety Drugs Have Been Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Anxiety Drugs Have Been Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Many people take medication for anxiety and anxiety disorders. One of the most common types of drugs used to treat anxiety are benzodiazepines. Now, one study has linked benzodiazepine use to higher rates of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia later in life. Researchers...
Having the ER Talk with Your Senior Loved One

Having the ER Talk with Your Senior Loved One

However unlikely, it is always a good idea to be properly prepared for any emergency, such as an emergency room trip. In the event of a medical emergency, a quick response with as little trouble as possible is ideal. Here are some easy topics to focus on so you and...
When Should You Start Looking at Assisted Living?

When Should You Start Looking at Assisted Living?

It’s not always easy to know when it’s the right time to start looking at assisted living communities for your senior Mom. The best option is to have a plan in place before something happens so you and your family are not scrambling to find a solution. Assisted living...
When Can I Visit My Senior Mom in Assisted Living?

When Can I Visit My Senior Mom in Assisted Living?

If your senior mom has already made the transition to assisted living, you may be wondering when the right time to visit her is. The good news is: you can visit Mom anytime you want. Assisted living communities welcome and encourage visits and participation from...