The Cottages Blog

Early Memory Loss Shows up in Everyday Speech

It’s normal to pause during speech to think about what you’re going to say, and as people age, it’s quite common to have a little more difficulty retrieving some words during a ... Read More

Eating a Mediterranean Diet Could Help You Fight Dementia

The Mediterranean diet is a diet that is low in red meat and processed foods and high in fruit, vegetables, and olive oil. Alzheimer’s disease is caused when beta-amyloid plaques and ... Read More

How Often Should Your Senior Mom Volunteer?

Volunteering is a wonderful way for seniors to support their communities and give back if they are physically and mentally able to do so. Local non-profit organizations are always ... Read More

3 Ways Seniors Can Conquer a Fear of Falling

Fear of falling is a very real thing for many seniors. Many seniors may avoid walking just to keep from having a bad fall and risking bone fractures. But staying at home and never ... Read More

What Is Memory Care and How Can It Benefit Your Senior Loved One?

Memory care can be found at many assisted living communities, but it is different from regular assisted living. Read More

5 Ways Seniors Can Get a Better Night's Sleep

Many senior adults have irregular sleep patterns caused by anything from poor habits to medication side effects. And while you can’t control everything surrounding your sleeping, there ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Could Be Used to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Over the past decade, science has made huge strides in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). We see it in our cars, our games, and even our homes. In a Read More

How to Help Your Senior Mom If She Has Asthma

Many seniors who have asthma weren’t diagnosed until later in life. An estimated 6 percent of seniors aged 75 and older suffer from asthma. If your senior mom has asthma, there are a few ... Read More

Living with an Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

Getting a life-changing diagnosis can be difficult, and truer words were never spoken than when it comes to being diagnosed with Read More