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How Singing Improves Memory and Mood in Dementia Patients

Singing is a powerful tool that can immediately transport you to another time and place. How many times have you sung a song only to remember a moment, even from many years ago, recalling everything that happened in perfect clarity?These benefits are especially appealing for dementia patients, with numerous caregivers noticing how singing impro...

The Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

In addition to the effect that chronic loss of sleep has on someone’s mental, physical, and emotional health, untreated sleep apnea also raises the risk of certain cardiovascular conditions, such as heart attack, high blood pressure, stroke, and heart diseases. Read on to learn what you can do to help your loved one sleep restfully.What To Do...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Seniors

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder in which an individual experiences recurring, unwanted thoughts, sensations, or ideas that can cause them to complete compulsions. While OCD is generally considered less common among seniors, several studies suggest that a third peak of OCD onset occurs after the age of 65. OCD onset in seniors can ...

Avoiding Holiday Blues In Seniors

With Halloween in the rearview mirror, the holiday season is just upon us. A time to spend with family and friends reminiscing about the past year, recounting what we’re most grateful for, and making new memories to treasure forever.The holiday season is an exciting time, making it all the more confusing when those signs of depression start t...

Wishing Your A Wonderful Thanksgiving

To Our Valued Clients;Thank you for your trust in Allcare Home Health Agency, Inc during this difficult year that we’ve all been through. We are so thankful for your business and your loyalty.May this Thanksgiving be a time to enjoy the warmth of family and friends, to count your blessings, and to rediscover what it is you are truly thank...

Prescription Medications and Falls

Seniors are at a higher risk of being injured in falls due to age-related changes, both mental and physical. These changes make it harder for them to retain balance. New studies indicate that many of these falls can be caused by medications.According to a study conducted by the Korolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, up to half of the prescr...