Alaska Alzheimer’s

Alaska Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources

The staff of professional Educators and Care Coordinators are committed to assist and support you through the process of ensuring the best quality of life possible for frail and vulnerable loved ones. Alaska Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources provides a resource for those with family members suffering with Alzheimer’s or Dementia related diseases. Visit www.alzalaska.org for […]

Reduce the Risk of Dementia

5 Things You Can Do to Reduce the Risk of Dementia

Dementia affects millions of people all around the world, with over 15 percent of all men and women over the age of 80 experiencing some degree of dementia. Rates of dementia in the elderly are continuing to rise, but research has identified several preventable risk factors associated with the condition, including smoking, regular alcohol intake […]

National Council on Aging

Am I Making the Most of My Money?

A great resource from the National Council on Aging Find out today. Whether you’re retired or still working, it pays to be smart about your income. Discover tips and resources in your community to manage your budget, save money, find work, and set financial goals. It’s free, confidential, and from a trusted source—the nonprofit National […]

Living in Anchorage Memory Care

How Often to See a Loved One Living in Anchorage Memory Care

“Why Don’t You Ever Visit?” How Often to See a Loved One Living in Anchorage Memory Care A third of all seniors in the U.S. will die with some form of dementia. That means you’ll most likely have, at some point, a friend or family member living in a memory care unit or nursing home. […]

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation | Baxter Senior Living

A great slideshow presented by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation during our March 2018 “Make it Monday Forum” This slideshow gives a great amount of information pertaining to the aging population and senior housing in Alaska. You can also download the pdf version here.

Anchorage Senior Housing

Living at Home vs. Anchorage Senior Housing

Decide what is best for your senior loved one is an important decision. Review some stats on Living at Home vs. Anchorage Senior Housing. Baxter Senior Living is a Senior Housing Community that will be located in Anchorage, Alaska off of Baxter Road. If you are seeking Anchorage Senior Housing, or Assisted Living Facilities in […]

Depression in the Elderly

Depression in the Elderly – Options That Can Help

Depression in the elderly is a common problem  that is recently getting more attention from healthcare professionals.  Illness, diminished physical mobility and decreasing quality of life can take an emotional toll on older people that sometimes makes them feel that life isn’t worth living.  The loss of spouse and friends can also contribute to feelings […]

Alaskans Feeling Youthful Every Day

Staying healthy throughout your life allows you to enjoy amazing activities, including hiking a local national park, to watching your children grow and mature into adults. You want to make your golden years a part of midlife, giving you 30 to 40 years of comfortable retirement. Health and wellness needs to be a core part […]

Alaska Senior

Assistive Devices Every Alaska Senior Should Consider

The vast majority of senior citizens say they want to age in place. They want to live in their own homes and be surrounded by their own familiar things as they get older. They do not want to move in with relatives, enter an assisted living facility or go into a nursing home. The good […]