Category Archives: Mental Health

Shonda Leigh: AHHC’s Nurse Aide of the Year!

As the telephone rang, I pondered what to say to Shonda. I had amazing news, and no one was more deserving. The line clicks, and the moment of truth has…

What is Lewy body dementia?

Signposts for LBD: Thinking and behavior Displays symptoms of dementia Unpredictable changes in concentration and attention Seeing or hearing hallucinations Other mood  disorders: depression, delusions, touch or smell hallucinations Movement…

Caring for the Caregiver, A Free Seminar!

Personal Care Inc. and Emeritus at Greensboro are sponsoring a no-cost seminar on caregiver care. Caring for the caregiver: when families and/or professionals are faced with the care of a…

Fixed Income Budget Tips For Seniors

As the elderly move up in years, it gets just as crucial for them to watch their physical health as their wallets. The costs of healthcare keep going up, but…

Maintaining Mental Clarity, Focus, and Memory

As people reach the mid-life stage, they start to keep count of the signs of their own mental deterioration. Many of them accept these changes as the inevitable circumstances of…