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PTSD Awareness Month

To learn more about Highland Cove Retirement Living, CLICK HERE. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first officially recognized in the 1980s. Many have now heard the term PTSD at some point. However, few can identify those suffering and the symptoms that impact them. With June being National...

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The Importance of Social Media

To learn more about Highland Cove Retirement Living, CLICK HERE. What are your first thoughts that come to mind when you think of social media? Is it selfies? Or Facebook marketplace? Keeping up with friends or old classmates? Or stalking old boyfriends? We asked, Jill Day, Executive Director at The...

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VA vs IRS

To learn more about Senior Care Associates - VA Aid & Attendance Specialists Nationwide, CLICK HERE. As the backlogged number of unprocessed VA claims is knocking on the door of 1 Million, one has to wonder is anybody really at home. Is anyone really trying to find “the” solution of how to fix and bring...

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Should I stay at home?

To learn more about Senior Care Associates - VA Aid & Attendance Specialists Nationwide, CLICK HERE. Families who are unable to sell their homes or who are not willing to leave the comfort of their homes as they age run into many issues. Am I living by myself? Is a neighbor willing or able to care for...

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Long-term Care Needs

To learn more about Senior Care Associates - VA Aid & Attendance Specialists Nationwide, CLICK HERE. By not planning for our futures today many of us are unknowingly leaving decisions about our futures to other, including long term care needs. Six in ten of us have not determined how we’ll pay for our...

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Have the Talk of a Lifetime

To learn more about Wiscombe Memorial, CLICK HERE. How to start the conversation that's often difficult to address. Through meaningful memorialization – that is, taking time to reflect on the unique life of a loved one and remember the difference they made – families and friends take an important...

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Why Should I Plan Ahead?

To learn more about Wiscombe Memorial, CLICK HERE. IT’S ALL ABOUT TAKING CONTROL Given time to consider it, you’ll quickly realize that pre-planning is all about ensuring that your wishes are known, so they can be acted upon when the time comes. Making the commitment to planning ahead: - Is easy....

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Managing Mood Instability

To learn more about Salt Lake Behavioral Health, CLICK HERE. A mood is an emotion that temporarily colors all aspects of your life. Moods are as different as individuals and they can be a happy, sad or angry. Mood instability is when there is no control over moods resulting in difficulty managing...

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Overcoming Anxiety

To learn more about Salt Lake Behavioral Health, CLICK HERE. Most everyone has felt anxious at some point; before a job interview, first date, or an important event. The symptoms of anxiety may actually help to motivate us to focus and achieve. However, when anxiety becomes unmanageable...

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Understanding Psychosis

To learn more about Salt Lake Behavioral Health, CLICK HERE. Experiencing psychosis can indicate a more severe mental health problem. Psychosis can include experiencing hallucinations (seeing, feeling, hearing or tasting things that other people don’t) or persistent, unusual thoughts or beliefs that...

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Understanding Trauma

To learn more about Salt Lake Behavioral Health, CLICK HERE. A traumatic event can be many different things: intentional harm (combat, abuse: physical, sexual, emotional, assault, witnessing violence, etc.), unintentional harm (accidents, fires, surgeries, etc.) or a natural disaster (hurricane, flood,...

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Independent Living at Pacifica Senior Living

To learn more about Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek, CLICK HERE. Joining an Independent Living program means you’ll retain the same level of independence you enjoyed before, but you let go of any mundane worries. Surrounded by individuals with similar interests, you have the opportunity to meet new...

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Respite Care at Pacifica Senior Living

To learn more about Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek, CLICK HERE. The comfortable solution for an uncomfortable situation, our Respite Care program in Salt Lake City provides the care and assistance someone might find necessary while away from home. Whether it’s due to hospitalization or a temporary...

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Creativity And Engagement Through Crafting

To learn more about Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek, CLICK HERE. Crafting is something that many of us enjoy, regardless of age. Old and young alike, there is something wonderfully calming and nostalgic about sitting down with needles and yarn, paint and a brush, a little bit of clay, or even just...

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Do You Need Help With Elderly Care?

To learn more about Home Care Assistance of Utah, CLICK HERE. How to Know When It’s Time Sometimes an elder’s need for help is sudden and obvious. More often, though, it becomes apparent gradually, experts say. So how will you know? Watch for changes in your loved one’s behavior, such as ignoring...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

To learn more about Home Care Assistance of Utah, CLICK HERE. Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, can affect people of any age. From children to seniors, SAD leaves people feeling blue. It occurs most often in the winter months following the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Knowing...

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Helping Seniors Learn New Hobbies

To learn more about Home Care Assistance of Utah, CLICK HERE. It’s important for older people to remain social and active in order to avoid boredom or loneliness, and perhaps more importantly, to help reduce the risk of health problems. Maintaining a hobby is the answer and we have put together a list...

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Independence for Seniors Around the House

To learn more about Home Care Assistance of Utah, CLICK HERE. Make clothes and personal items easy to access. If your loved one needs support getting dressed, they can still choose what to wear. Open wardrobes allow all clothes to be visible. This allows your loved one to see their options...

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Dying with Debt

To learn more about Good Shepherd Home Care & Hospice, CLICK HERE. The laws regarding debt after death are defined by each state so there isn’t a single answer to the question above for everyone. On most occasions, the only time a family member would be responsible for your debt is if they cosigned...

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Healthy Aging – Physically, Mentally and Financially

To learn more about Good Shepherd Home Care & Hospice, CLICK HERE. The month of September brings a welcome relief from the hot summer days. Cool breezes and colorful foliage appearing on the trees entice one to walk and bask in healthy fresh air. September has also been designated as “Healthy...

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