While we don’t recommend actually dancing in the street as the song suggests, we do recommend dancing every day! Engaging both the body and mind, dance is a great exercise for seniors especially because it is more gentle in nature than say High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) or running. Dance is also very malleable, practically any dance move can be modified to the dancer’s range of... Read more..
If this is Mom’s first mother’s day in memory care you both might still be adjusting to the new normal. Our experts at JCHC are...
While memory care services are often associated with assisted living and may overlap, the two are not the same. Assisted living primarily focuses on providing essential support for day-to-day living like bathing, dressing, meal preparation and medication, while memory support specifically assists residents with dementia conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. If you’re still looking for some insight... Read more..
Memories play an important role in forming who we are but, as we age, certain dementia conditions can start to erode these vital building blocks of our relationships, knowledge and personality. Conditions like Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia and Lewy body dementia currently have no cure, but there are ways to fight against memory loss, help exercise the brain and keep neurological pathways firing... Read more..
How many times has this happened to you? You’re watching your favorite TV series when you suddenly remember you’ve left something in the kitchen and run to the next room during the commercial, only to forget why you went there. Everyone experiences a brain freeze or a “senior moment” once in a while. It’s normal to forget why you came into a...