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 […]

Keeping Your Independence Without Driving

Many older adults are either forced or choose to give up driving at some point in their lives. Keep reading to learn ways to stay independent and get the things you need without driving. Disclaimer: This is much easier to accomplish if you are able to use a computer or a smartphone.  Prescription Drug Delivery […]

Proactive Fund Access: Planning for Future Financial Ease 

As individuals age, some may find themselves confined to their homes, making it challenging to attend appointments, go shopping, or visit the bank. Anticipating these limitations and proactively arranging for access to your funds without the need for in-person bank visits is advantageous. Understanding the bank’s prerequisites in advance helps prevent delays in accessing your […]

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 […]

A Guide to Anticipatory Grief

A season of anticipation is upon us. As the holidays near, a range of feelings often follows suit: from the butterflies-in-stomach excitement as a child awaits a wished-for gift to the joy-meets-chaos flurry of welcoming family, friends, and neighbors into our homes for a spectrum of celebrations.  Yet there is another form of anticipation whose […]

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 […]

Love Wins: A Study on Caregiving For a Spouse With Dementia

Guest Author R. Amanda Cooper M.A., Doctoral Candidate, University of Arizona Through my research at the University of Arizona, I have talked to many individuals who are caregivers to a family member who is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. I find these caregivers inspiring. Despite the incredible challenges that come along […]