All posts within: Alzheimer's - Dementia

Oct
06

online mind gamesThe Internet provides us with immediate responses to any question we are able to imagine, learning opportunities beyond what we might have thought of a generation previously, socialization enhancement, and so much more. One of the more enjoyable web developments for those who are in the senior care industry has been brain training programs – the online mind games and puzzles that contribute to increased… read more


Posted October 06, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Senior Health

 

Sep
08

Dangers of Alzheimer'sIt seems improbable – a pleasant, sometimes disoriented grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease being handcuffed and placed under arrest. Nevertheless that very scene is happening at an alarming rate among seniors, over 100,000 of them, according to the current stats – an increase of just about 30% in the past decade. This significant rise in arrests of the elderly may be partly because of the… read more


Posted September 08, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Family Caregiving

 

Aug
14

senior sleep disordersTossing and turning, overthinking and worrying are all too common in older adults who struggle with falling - and staying - asleep. Except for feeling a little foggy the following morning, however, along with feeling the need for an afternoon snooze to catch up on lost sleep, the actual repercussions have seemed negligible. That is, until research recently suggested a potential link between senior… read more


Posted August 14, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Senior Health

 

Jul
10

dementia care tips"Home is where the heart is;" but what if the person you love has dementia and says, "I want to go home" when he or she is already home? When you are providing care for a loved one with dementia, unfortunately this discussion can be a common occurrence. And the uncertainty and grief-stricken yearning being expressed are nothing less than heartbreaking - and, if we’re honest,… read more


Posted July 10, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Family Caregiving

 

Jun
07

dementiaBringing up the topic of "dementia" at your next summer pool party is a surefire way to turn a festive atmosphere into a subdued atmosphere. Whether you've witnessed it firsthand or know only about this disease through what you've read, typically the experience has involved negative connotations. And because there is still not yet a cure, it’s only natural that an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in a… read more


Posted June 07, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia

 

 

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