Mental Health in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Wandering: How to Secure a Loved One with Dementia

Wandering is a very risky issue for our family members diagnosed with dementia. However, you can do your part in protecting your loved one from these wandering episodes. One way you can do that is to ensure that your home is safe and secure for your loved one with dementia. Being a provider of non … Continue reading

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Managing Hallucinations for a Loved One with Dementia

Episodes of hallucinations can happen to our loved ones who have dementia especially those who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, hallucination happens when a person perceives something that is not there. These false perceptions after their physical senses. When your loved one goes through episodes of hallucinations, they may need … Continue reading

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7-Point Guide for Seniors to Get Better Sleep

Sleeping is a very crucial factor for seniors to stay alert, healthy, and able to maintain quality life even in their aging years. However, sleeping can also be challenging for many seniors as they may acquire insomnia, experience sleep disruptions due to illnesses, and feel other sensations as side effects of their medications. Is there … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Agitation in Dementia Patients

For our loved ones with dementia, agitated behavior can be a common occurrence. When your family member exhibits this behavior, take them to their doctor for an evaluation. The doctor can help you in identifying the causes or triggers of this behavior so that the appropriate treatment or intervention can be administered. Agitation can be … Continue reading

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How Can Respite Care Prevent Caregiver Burnout?

Taking care of an elderly loved one is an experience that can be both rewarding and exhausting. We all try to do our best for our loved ones and we want to make sure that they are enjoying life. However, it is a full-time job. This can burn you out over time, which can reduce … Continue reading

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3 Great Ways to Prevent Boredom in Your Golden Years

Boredom can be a very serious problem in your golden years. Not only does it mean that life is monotonous but it can impact your quality of life, increase stress, lead to depression, and more. This is why it is important to find ways to prevent boredom and to ensure that you are having fun … Continue reading

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