Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is a dementia care and education specialist with a background in occupational therapy and over 30 years of experience. She hosted a seminar for us in Asheville and was very informative.

Holidays may seem different now that your loved one is older and experiencing different struggles. 

With more winter storms headed towards Asheville, check out these tips and reminders for keeping our elderly loved ones safe.

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or other dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don't ignore them. Mountain Home Care in Asheville can help you know where to begin.

As we age, our body’s ability to regulate internal body temperature and sense fluctuations in temperature can decrease. This is a particularly important function for seniors, as it gets into the colder months because of possible health risks, such as hypothermia.  The Asheville area is going to get a winter storm this weekend, so let's be prepared.