The Strange Face In The Mirror

To a senior with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, mirrors can cause challenging dementia behavior. Many times looking into a mirror is not a pleasurable experience and at times can even be terrifying. They may see an apparition of strange faces, or distortion of their face, or hallucinations like monsters, faces of deceased relatives, or even animals. Read More

Alcohol Abuse Among The Elderly

When you read about alcohol abuse you may think of college campuses and spring break, but there’s another demographic that is seriously affected by alcoholism- the elderly. Surprisingly, widowers over the age of 75 have the highest rate of alcoholism in the United States. While a study by the American Medical Association states that over the Read More