Recommended Reading: My Voice, My Choice

Twin Cities MN Senior Care Advice Book Recommended Reading My Voice, My Choice A Practical Guide to Writing a Meaningful Healthcare Directive by Anne Elizabeth Denny This book is written by a local resident of the Twin Cities who’s worked within the health care industry for 16 years and also journeyed with her mother through Alzheimer’s for twenty years. My Voice, My Choice explains […] Continue reading →

Depression in Older Adults & the Elderly

Senior Health Education Tips Difference Between Depression or Dementia Twin Cities MN May is Mental Health Month Recognize the Signs and Find Treatment that Works The changes that often come in later life – retirement, the death of loved ones, increased isolation, medical problems—can lead to depression. Depression prevents you from enjoying life like you used to. But its effects go far beyond mood. It also impacts your […] Continue reading →

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading Through the Wilderness of Alzheimer’s Twin Cities MN Through the Wilderness of Alzheimer’s By: Robert Simpson, Anne Simpson Nearly four million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a debilitating neurological disorder affecting the memory that places great stress on the sufferer as well as the caregivers. Robert and Anne Simpson share the story of Bob’s early onset of Alzheimer’s in order to give families accurate, […] Continue reading →

Senior Housing General Tips

Senior Housing General Tips From the “Questions to Ask” series at www.SeniorsE-Guide.com Deciding where to live as one ages, presents new challenges for many seniors. Anticipating and planning for this stage of life is difficult because how well we will age and how long we will live is unpredictable. Average life expectancy is lengthening, increasing the potential […] Continue reading →

Parkinson’s Drug in Pipeline

Parkinson's Disease Information Seniors Twin Cities MN New Report on Parkinson’s Drug in Pipeline A new report released by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) outlines 37 new Parkinson’s disease drugs either in clinical trials or awaiting review by the Food and Drug Administration. According to the report, several of the 37 medications are “disease modifying therapies focused on protecting the […] Continue reading →

Coping With Caregiver Burnout

Senior Housing Caregiver Information Twin Cities MN How to Cope With Caregiver Burnout By Claudia Fine Caring for someone can take a lot out of you — physically, mentally and emotionally — but it doesn’t have to cause caregiver burnout. Learn more about the warning signs of caregiver burnout, and find out how to handle caregiver-related stress. A Portrait of the Burned–Out Caregiver  Your parent, spouse or friend […] Continue reading →

Recommended Reading

Elderly Health Care Dealing With Depression Twin Cities MN The Chemistry of Joy, by Henry Emmons, MD The classic book that New York Times bestselling author Dr. Larry Dossey called “a valuable guide for anyone wishing to find greater exuberance and fulfillment in their life,” The Chemistry of Joy offers a unique blend of Western science and Eastern philosophy to show you how to treat depression more naturally […] Continue reading →

Senior Tour of Homes

Tour Senior Memory Care Housing Facilities St Paul Twin Cities MN Senior Tour of Homes Click here to see locations and dates. Call 651-261-5379 for more information. Choice Connections advocates for seniors to have independence and control  in their home choice as they age. Because of that each spring and fall we hold various Senior Tour of Homes throughout the Twin Cities. The Senior Tour includes […] Continue reading →