Dementia is an umbrella term to describe several diseases and conditions that affect an individual’s cognitive functioning in the brain, memory, problem-solving skills, and the ability to perform everyday activities.
This is not an easy time for you and your family. It’s difficult to navigate through life when someone you love has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. You want to be there for them and all you want for them is to feel comfortable, protected, and to know that they’re not alone.
Quality of life is an integral component to anyone’s life, but when you’re a Senior it’s critical. As we age our bodies tend to break down, whether it be because of developed arthritis or other serious illnesses, it can sometimes be a challenging process. Often as we get older we become unable to take care of ourselves on our own and require additional help.
For Canadians, October is the first month of the holiday season because it’s when we celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s the first opportunity to get the family together for a big holiday meal and to bask in the glow of a delicious turkey dinner (or whatever type of food your family prefers!)