Thursday, October 29, 2015

Memory Care

Memory Loss is very common during old age. About 10-20% of the population over 70 have some type of cognitive impairment. Memory loss can’t necessarily be prevented but it is important to keep your brain active and healthy to help lower your risk of memory loss.

Some activities that increase mental stimulation and can help to boost your memory are: *Learning something new. I do not believe in the phrase “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” We all have the ability to learn a new skill, or research a new and interesting topic. *Music. In my own experience, music has proven to be almost magical in terms of brain functioning. My grandmother who had advanced-staged Alzheimer’s could still remember the tune and words to “You are my Sunshine” even after she had lost the ability to form complete sentences. It opens up a whole new part of your brain that is not always in use and can be a great way to exercise your brain! *Exercise. This increases blood flow to your brain and helps keep your body working the way it should be. *Socialization. It is never good to be isolated, being in a social environment can drastically improve your mood and quality of life.

At Home Comfort Care, we offer caregiving services to help increase brain activity and health as well as caring for those with memory loss. We offer healthy meal planning and preparation, transportation services to increase mobility, companionship to lower the time spent isolated and alone, and help with crafts and activities to increase brain and physical functioning. We offer medication reminders as well as personal care and grooming assistance. We offer all of this as in-home care, no need for a nursing home! We offer care as basic as 2 hours to 24 hours a day, we cater to fit your needs! We match you or your loved one with one of our highly trained aides.

Call us today to receive a FREE in-home consultation and quote. We work with Medicaid as well as Long-Term Life Insurance. 801-5269-7170

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