Benefits Of Music Therapy For Seniors With Dementia And Alzheimer’s

If your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease, you will know that there are no known available treatments for it. While there is no cure, research regarding new treatments, early detection, and music therapy offers hope. The relaxing and rejuvenating effect of music can be integrated into the lives of older adults suffering from…

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Feeling Bored? Five Pastimes In An Independent Living Community

Feeling Bored? Five Pastimes In An Independent Living Community

One of the biggest perks of residing in an independent living community is the access to a wide range of activities available. At Discovery Village At Twin Creeks, our Celebrations Activities and Events lifestyle program ensures that residents are never bored in our community. Aside from keeping residents entertained throughout the day, our activities allow…

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Understanding Confabulation In Your Elderly Parent

Understanding Confabulation In Your Elderly Parent

Confabulation is a type of memory distortion in which a person gives false or incorrect information to others. The key to recognizing confabulation is to recognize that the person is striving to engage with others around him rather than being willfully dishonest. Here is a guide to understanding confabulation in your elderly parent! Confabulation in Dementia and…

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The Correlation Between Your Cognitive Skills And Speech

The Correlation Between Your Cognitive Skills And Speech

Dementia is a syndrome that involves a gradual and continual loss of intellectual function, which leads to memory loss and cognitive impairment. A link between the breakdown of cognitive skills and speech is most evident in these cases. Patients with dementia have difficulties in communication, which often leads to feelings of agitation. A breakdown in…

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