Celebrate the Joy Pets Bring to Our Lives

As I’ve visited patients in their homes over the years, three related thoughts have occurred to me:  1) How lucky I’ve been to not only meet so many wonderful people, but also to meet their wonderful companions. 2) How thoroughly enriching life with these animals has been for those who live with them.                                                3) How […]

Neuroaesthetics: The Intersection of Art and Brain Science

In the late 1990s, Semir Zeki, a neuroscientist in London coined the term “Neuroaesthetics” to define his research regarding the intersection of art and brain science. Neuroaesthetics is a rapidly growing body of science and art that offers a new perspective on well being, managing anxiety, stress and many other conditions.  I had not heard […]

Increasing Level of Care. Is It Time? 

Guidance and Support Our ElderHealth team frequently receives inquiries and actively engages in educating, guiding, and supporting our members and their families regarding the following questions related to caring for someone diagnosed with a neurocognitive disorder. “How do I know when it is time to make a change to the amount or type of formal […]

Exploring the Power of Non-Pharmacological Interventions: A Comprehensive Guide

In a world often reliant on pills and prescriptions, there exists a treasure trove of healing methods that don’t involve more medications. Welcome to the realm of non-pharmacological interventions – a diverse array of approaches aimed at improving health and well-being without the use of medications. In this blog, we embark on a journey to […]

ElderHealth’s an Exhibitor at this year’s 2024 Snowbird Extravaganza

Visit the ElderHealth Team at this year’s 2024 Snowbird Extravaganza! We will be located at booth #9. This fun-filled event includes hundreds of exhibits, keynote speakers, interactive feature areas, and world-class entertainment. Leveraging community resources is a critical component in the provision of exemplary medical care. This presents an ideal opportunity to engage with local […]

Pet Companionship: Improving Health Outcomes

The year of 2021 post COVID was a rough one for my family. Navigating the return to the classroom was difficult for my kids. My rambunctious teenage son struggled to sit at his desk and my tender-hearted daughter had been socially isolated from the 1st grade friend circle. We were all trying to navigate social […]

Embracing Robotic Companionship: The Benefits of Robotic Pets for Older Adults

Aging is a natural part of life, but it doesn’t diminish the need for companionship and emotional support. As individuals grow older, various factors like mobility issues, health concerns, or living situations might limit their ability to care for traditional pets. In such instances, robotic pets emerge as an innovative and increasingly popular solution, offering […]

Enhancing Cognitive Clarity: Aromatherapy For Dementia

In our fast-paced world, the quest for cognitive enhancement and mental clarity has become a common pursuit. We’re constantly looking for ways to sharpen our focus, boost our memory, and reduce the brain fog that often accompanies our hectic lives and aging. Enter aromatherapy, a holistic practice that harnesses the power of scent to improve […]

Navigating Memory Loss: Warning Signs, Diagnosis, and Relationship Transitions

Recognizing changes in memory and thinking is an important first step. What do you do after that?Learn more about how to navigate a dementia diagnosis with your doctor and your partner. Our special guests include: Navigating a Dementia Diagnosis: Corrine Self, MD, ElderHealth Dementia and Marital Transitions: R. Amanda Cooper, MA, University of Arizona  May […]