Staying Put at Home: Mental Health

Mental health conditions can be scary, and it’s frequently daunting to figure out what to do. It is important to remember, though, that you have options. Bliss Tubs looks at the topic of mental health to help people understand what many can do to treat or recognize their conditions. Hopes to Slow Memory Loss and Dementia

August 6, 2015

Sean Christensen, former employee of Bliss Tubs, has not stopped thinking about how to help seniors. The current University of Southern Carolina medical student has partnered with his classmate, Robert Gereige, to establish a new website that they hope will help seniors and their caretakers slow memory loss and dementia. Read More

Dementia Behaviors: What They Mean

October 7, 2014

As many caregivers know, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can significantly diminish the communication efforts of those with it. Sufferers may initially forget words and phrases only to eventually lose most verbal faculties, making it difficult for them to tell loved ones or doctors that they feel unwell. So as the disease progresses, caregivers must watch for non-verbal signs that may indicate physical needs and health concerns. Read More

Don’t Let Stress Get the Best of Your Health

September 9, 2014

Seniors are no strangers to stress. But what you may not realize is that it can complicate existing health issues, including heart disease and diabetes, or increase the likelihood of their development. So it’s important to cultivate effective strategies to keep stress at bay. Read More

Spotting the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

August 13, 2014

Alzheimer’s disease might not yet have a cure, but healthcare providers can offer medications and other strategies to manage progressing symptoms. With early detection, you and your loved ones can also have more time to create a course of action regarding medical, financial and caregiving issues. To get ahead of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, though, it’s important to talk to a physician as soon as early warning signs present. Read More

Understanding Memory Loss

July 31, 2014

You left the refrigerator door open last night. You found your “lost” coffee mug in the garage. You forgot the name of your best friend in high school. Are these recall lapses normal or signs of a memory loss problem? Like gray hair and wrinkles, some memory loss can be a normal part of the aging process. With a growing awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, though, you and millions of other senior Americans may be wondering if these occasional memory failings point to a more serious condition. Read More