Wouldn’t it be great if there were a program that provided comprehensive health services – basically ALL needed health services – to elderly individuals in a way that would allow them to “age in place” in their homes, maintaining their independence as long as possible? And wouldn’t it be wonderful if the seniors themselves … Continue reading “Total Life Healthcare is a PACE program – Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly – And it’s right here in Jonesboro”

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. We’ve all heard of this disease, but many people don’t know the symptoms, causes or treatments. Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. The exact cause is not known, although research shows that certain changes in the brain lead to the disease. … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know”

  When deciding on the best senior housing plans for you – and your loved one – you’ll want to consider current needs, as well as those that may arise in the future. As we age, we may need help with some physical needs, including activities of daily living.  This could range from shopping, cleaning, … Continue reading “What Housing Options Are Out There – Part 2”

Often as people age, they look at ways to stay as independent as possible by “downsizing” in terms of living arrangements. Sometimes downsizing is totally the choice of the person who sees changing needs. But more often, it is a joint decision of the individual involved and his or her children. It’s not an easy … Continue reading “When to Consider a Change – Part 1”

  Before I get started, I’m legally obligated to present this disclaimer. I am NOT a clinical person. I have no medical training, just education on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and related dementias. I’m just here to share and to be of assistance to families we see professionally as we help them cope with family matters. … Continue reading “Just Aging… Or Something More?”