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What Advice Do I Need to Share with My Dad to Keep Him Safe Using Facebook and Email?
Dear Benchmark, My 82 year old father asked for a “tablet” for his birthday this week. Since he’s never..
We Need Resources for Aging in Place
Dear Benchmark, My business partner and I have owned a local housekeeping service for over 18 years now. Many..
Top Reasons for Having the Conversation About Senior Living
The decision to help an aging adult move out of a current home is a complex one—both emotionally and..
The Longest Day Brings Together the Benchmark Alzheimer’s Community
Today is a special day for all of us in the Alzheimer’s community. It is The Longest Day, an..
The Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors
Those of us who own pets know they make us happy. But a growing body of scientific research is..
The Benefits of Companion-Style Senior Living
One of the surprising benefits of living in a seniors community is the promise of social connectedness and companionship..
Study: Rates of Dementia are Going Down
For more than a century, people, pundits, politicians, and scientists have debated whether success, health, and wealth are the..
Reminiscing and Its Effects on Memory Recovery for Alzheimer’s Patients
We love to reminisce. Reminiscing can trigger a variety of emotions that may lead to other memories, and for..
Remembering Legendary Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt
Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt died today (June 28) at age 64 after a five-year battle..