I spend a lot of time in the hospital. No, I am not fighting a rare disease or having some “work done.” In my line of work, it is well known that hospitals are full of people who need help figuring out the next right step. In my role as Advisor, Senior Living and Care with Senior Care Authority, I know a lot about helping people in difficult situations. It was during one of those hospital visits in late 2023 that I met David.
The demographic landscape is undergoing a significant shift worldwide, with a growing proportion of individuals entering their golden years. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global population aged 60 and older is expected to reach 2 billion by 2050, doubling from the year 2015. With this demographic shift comes an increased prevalence of conditions like dementia, which poses a multifaceted challenge for individuals, families, and healthcare systems. One of the major challenges which come with the aging population and dementia is nutrition.
In January, Senior Care Authority leaders from across the United States gathered in New Orleans for the highly anticipated 2024 Alzheimer's Association Community Leaders Summit. This annual event serves as a powerful platform for collaboration, bringing together passionate minds dedicated to realizing a world free from the devastating impact of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
When embarking on the journey of wellness in your golden years, it's crucial to remember and protect the intricate relationship between your cardiovascular health and cognitive well-being. February, known as American Heart Month, provides us with the perfect opportunity to shed light on a topic close to our hearts - the connection between Alzheimer's and heart health.
Neil Nagraj, a Senior Care Authority advisor serving all of the boroughs of New York, has been chosen to participate in The Alzheimer’s Association Community Leaders Summit.