Dementia Care Dos & Don

This article was originally posted on APlaceForMom.com Mid-to-late stage dementia often presents a variety of challenging behavioral problems. This discussion of common symptoms may help prepare you to effectively support a person with dementia. What Patient Behavior Is Typical of Dementia? Anger, confusion, anxiety, and sadness are a few of the emotional symptoms a dementia… Continue reading Dementia Care Dos & Don

High Blood Pressure and Cold Medicine Don’t Mix

bedside table with cold and flu remedies and tissues

Some over-the-counter flu remedies can elevate pressure, interfere with meds. This article was originally posted on AARP As cold and flu season rages on, health experts are warning people with high blood pressure to think twice before popping or pouring over-the-counter medications to relieve their symptoms. Decongestants, a common ingredient in cold and flu drugs,… Continue reading High Blood Pressure and Cold Medicine Don’t Mix

Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

This article was posted on Seniors Guide Online. Journaling means keeping a record of your thoughts and activities. However, while journal keepers may focus on the present and record daily events, journaling moves beyond just a list of activities, like you might record in a diary or calendar. Journaling calls for more self-expression and reflection.… Continue reading Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling