benefits of tai chi

3 Tips to Use Tai Chi and Dance to Benefit the Brain of Older Adults

An organization that provides in-home senior care, like Homewatch CareGivers Northshore must understand and recognize the importance of taking care of ones’ mind and body, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Exercises that engage the mind and body improve memory and other measures of cognitive functions. Tai Chi beats stretching and conventional exercise and can also help reduce…

There’s no place like home

The Thanksgiving season is a time to reflect on that for which we are grateful. And for those who are helped by Mitchell Abrams, they are very grateful for being able to continue to live their lives in their own homes. Abrams, Chicago-area managing partner of Homewatch CareGivers, works with those who are suffering from cognitive
impairment. “You may have a loved one who is not with it, who might believe that Ronald Reagan is still president.

4 Ways to Create a Dementia Friendly Environment

Stirling University’s Dementia Services Development Centre states approximately 80% of home care residents in the Northshore are living with some form of dementia. Given those statistics, it is important for people living with dementia to have a dementia-friendly home. Home environments can be rearranged to adapt to the person’s needs, and bring a little extra…

6 Easy Ways to Include Family Members with Dementia during the Holidays

Highland Park resident, Rachel S., is preparing for this year’s holiday season in a different way than years past. Her mother’s dementia has progressed over the year, and although she can still remember family members, her anxiety level has significantly increased. The constant commotion and loud laughter makes her more uncomfortable than ever before, so…

Homewatch CareGivers Named “Caring Star of 2017” for Senior Care Service Excellence

Homewatch CareGivers Northshore Honored Among Top Home Care Agencies in the Nation — Named “Caring Star of 2017” for Senior Care Service Excellence Positive Consumer Ratings Led to This Industry-Leading Distinction from Caring.com Northbrook, Illinois – October 28, 2016 — Homewatch CareGivers Northshore is pleased to announce it has been selected as a “Caring Star…