Author Archives: Symphony Senior Living

Top Tips for Avoiding Senior Scams

With the holiday season upon us, this busy time of year is spent shopping, wrapping gifts, baking cookies, and visiting with families and friends we may not see often enough. Unfortunately, the holidays also represent a time of year when con artists and scammers do their best to take advantage of your hectic schedule and…

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Dementia vs. Mental Illness in Seniors

When it comes to the aging population, it can be difficult to differentiate between the effects of mental illness versus dementia. Dementia is defined as a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental process caused by brain disease or injury. Most commonly, dementia presents itself in the elderly population through memory loss, impaired reasoning and…

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