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Senior Health: Fighting Back Against Poor Sleep

A common challenge that many seniors face is getting a good night’s sleep. As you age, you may notice that you nap more during the day, feel tired earlier at night, have trouble falling asleep, or wake up in the middle of the night and have a hard time getting back to sleep quickly. All of these issues...

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How can hypnosis help with chronic pain?

1. What is hypnosis?   Hypnosis is a state of heightened focus and concentration where your subconscious mind is more susceptible to suggestions. When you’re in a hypnotic state, you’re more open to new ideas, suggestions, and possibilities.   2. How does hypnosis work?Hypnosis is a deeply powerful...

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Uses of Hypnosis in Medicine

 Hypnosis may be used in the following disorders and/or circumstances: Gastrointestinal Disorders (Ulcers, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colitis, Crohn’s Disease); Dermatologic Disorders (Eczema, Herpes, Neurodermatitis, Pruritus [itching], Psoriasis, Warts); Surgery/Anesthesiology (In unusual circumstances,...

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Veterans Affairs and Community Care Network Contracts

Veteran's Contracts Monarch is honored to serve our veterans who have given so much to our country, offering them the best experience in senior living. We are proud to have contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Community Care Network (VA CCN) in many of our facilities. While these communities...

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Addressing Caregiver Burnout

Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful. Join the Alzheimer's Association and local community partners, as we discuss self-care...

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SBB University | Older Adults and Intimacy

Join Seniors Blue Book & The Caregiver Support Program, as we explore some of the physical and psychological aspects that effect intimacy as we age. Learn ways to increase intimacy, when sex is no longer an option in your relationship. Event Speakers: PAM MICKENS, MS Long-Term Care Ombudsman |...

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Men’s Incontinence Underwear: Everything You Need to Know to Get It Right

For more information on the author, TYE Medical, CLICK HERE! Since women develop incontinence at twice the rate of men, it can be tough for guys to figure out where they fit into the dialogue. Even though women are more likely to develop stress incontinence, their male counterparts are actually...

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Medical Meditation: Immediate Pain Relief

To learn more about MindMedia.net, CLICK HERE Based on recent scientific research (and backed up by 11 published medical studies) this hypnosis track attacks acute and chronic pain at the root, in your subconscious, literally reprogramming your brain to ignore nociceptive impulses from virtually anywhere...

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Comparing Senior Living Options

To learn more about Assisted Living Locators, CLICK HERE Understanding different senior care and living options There are many different types of senior care assistance and living options, and understanding the benefits and limits of each one will help you make the right decision. It’s also important...

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Now Is The Time To Find Assisted Living Near You

To learn more about Assisted Living Locators, CLICK HERE If you’ve been putting off a decision about assisted living near you, revisit the choice. Now Is The Time To Find Assisted Living Near You. The past year has been lonely and frightening for many seniors and their families. Many postponed a...

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Which Senior Living Option Is Right For Me?

To learn more about Assisted Living Locators, CLICK HERE Knowing which type of senior living could be best for your current and future needs is the first step to making a confident decision. Senior living communities are centers of activity where residents enjoy friendly neighbors, luxury amenities,...

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The Dialogue About Senior Living

To learn more about Assisted Living Locators, CLICK HERE National Parent’s Day is July 26th, a time to celebrate your mother and father and let them know how much they are loved and appreciated. As parents get older, many will turn to their adult children to help them in the next steps of senior living....

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How is Hospice Care Different from Home Health

To learn more about Aseracare Hospice, CLICK HERE Home health care helps people recover from an illness or injury and become as self-sufficient as possible. Visits typically decrease as the patient’s condition improves. Hospice care keeps patients comfortable as symptoms of their terminal illness worsen....

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How Does Hospice Manage Pain?

To learn more about Aseracare Hospice, CLICK HERE In hospice care, we believe that emotional and spiritual pain are just as real as physical pain. Hospice nurses and doctors use the most effective medications and devices to relieve pain and other symptoms. They are joined by specialists who are trained...

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What Do Hospice Volunteers Do?

To learn more about Aseracare Hospice, CLICK HERE Hospice volunteers are a special group of people that give of their time and talents to help patients and their families. They are available to visit with you and help run errands. They can also assist with daily activities and may read, sing, write...

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End-Stage Dementia Program

To learn more about Aseracare Hospice, CLICK HERE Older adults with dementia and their caregivers face serious challenges. Dementia symptoms can include confusion, agitation and memory loss, which may lead to feelings of anger and frustration. But with education and support, you can maintain a positive...

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Is Hospice the Answer?

To learn more about Aseracare Hospice, CLICK HERE Hospice is a gift – it gives people who are facing a life-limiting illness the freedom to live all the days of their lives by offering comfort, dignity, quality of life and time. Hospice care is 100% covered by Medicare, as well as by most Medicaid and...

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The Difference Between a Living Will and a Health Care Power of Attorney

For more information on the author Safe Harbor Law Firm, CLICK HERE. Many people are confused about the difference between a living will and a healthcare power of attorney. A living will specifies life prolonging treatments you do or do not want in the event you either suffer from a terminal illness...

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Staying Fit The Old-Fashioned Way

To learn more about AccentCare Hospice, CLICK HERE Stroll down the aisles of any department store these days, and your eye will be drawn to an appealing collection of labor-saving gadgets. These can include everything from snow blowers and electric hedge trimmers to remote controls for the TV and DVD...

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Alcohol and Older Adults

To learn more about AccentCare Hospice, CLICK HERE Many older adults enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or a beer while watching the game on TV. Having a drink now and then is fine. But don’t overdo it. As an older adult, alcohol may affect you differently than it does younger adults. Alcohol and...

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