The Alton SuperStars took on the StuartCo Corporate Office in balloon volleyball and landed their 14th consecutive win and story coverage on Kare11 News! They remain undefeated with hopes of attracting more challenging opponents. Volleyball is just one of the many activities residents at The Alton participate in. Our award-winning activities team is passionate about … More The Alton SuperStars Remain Undefeated After 14th Game and Kare 11 Captured the Fun.
As summer time approaches it is especially important to focus on staying well hydrated. It is difficult for older adults to drink enough fluids due to decreased thirst sensation, fear of incontinence and difficulty regulating body temperature when hot. Water is an essential nutrient, just as protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals are to a person’s … More From Our Experts: How to Stay Hydrated This Summer
“I don’t even have time to finish my caregiving tasks. Where do I find time to take care of myself?” People who are caregivers often juggle a packed schedule that may include full-time work, family obligations, household chores, and volunteer commitments in addition to caregiving. Due to busy schedules, caregivers often ignore their own health … More Self Care for Family Caregivers
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have been married for 55 years, and are proud to live in their beautiful home in the suburbs. In this home they raised their two loving children, Johnny and Julie. They are in their late 80’s, and Mr. Johnson has been experiencing some physical decline, and falls often. Mrs. Johnson has … More Caregiving For A Person Who Doesn’t Think They Need Help
Part 1: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Setting Boundaries in Caregiving Caregiving for a family member, friend, or neighbor can be rewarding, but with it comes a wide range of emotions. On any given day, a caregiver may feel joy, hope, love, anger, fear, frustration, or resentment; the list goes on. What is important is … More Coaching the Caregiver: A 3 part series on challenges of caregiving