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Aromatherapy to help reduce falls in the elderly

“Nursing home residents who continuously wore a lavender-scented aromatherapy patch were less likely to fall in a recent study from Japan. The aroma was so faint that only the person wearing the patch could sense it. A fresh patch was affixed to the person’s clothing near the neck every day for a year. Lavender essential […]

 3 Life Lessons You Can Learn By Riding a Bike

A few weeks ago my youngest daughter, Alaina, learned to ride a big-girl 2-wheeler, no training wheels bicycle! As I watched her experience the joy of the wind in her hair and pride of pedaling for the first time, a few life lessons occurred to me. I thought I’d share those with you. When the […]

Senior Care Darien, IL: Falls Could Signal Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Compared with older people with no signs of Alzheimer’s, those whose brains show early signs of the disease are twice as likely to experience a fall, researchers have found.

Senior Care in Darien, IL: Living at Home With Dementia

For adult children the recognition of dementia can either be a slow process or it can be “WOW! Things have changed!” This coupled with honoring the loved ones wishes about staying at home can create a dilemma.