Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Encouraging elderly loved ones to take part in activities that give their brain health a boost is very important.  Participating in activities that get their brains working can prevent cognitive decline. Most activities can be completed without even realizing that the brain is given a workout.  Here are a few examples: Socializing How can you Continue reading Strategies for Boosting Brain Health


What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is currently affecting around five million people in the U.S. alone.  It can be one of the most distressing illnesses to deal with, especially for loved ones of sufferers. There are a number of misconceptions regarding Alzheimer’s disease, and since June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, it seems like a good opportunity Continue reading What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

The breakthroughs in hearing aid technology in recent years have gone a long way to make many people’s lives much more bearable. Suffering from hearing loss can be a trying time for both sufferers and for the people around them.  It requires that vital life changes be considered; for example, a person may not be Continue reading Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

Ensuring that you continue to communicate effectively with a loved one who is suffering from hearing problems is imperative to his or her ongoing well being. Hearing problems can be upsetting and frustrating.  Imagine not being able to hear the instructions from a doctor or the doses of medication required from a pharmacist? These are Continue reading Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss