All posts within: Alzheimer's - Dementia

Dec
06

Alzheimer's diseaseObserving the holiday season through the lens of Alzheimer’s disease can feel far from merry and bright. Family members might be weighed down with caregiving responsibilities, and the interruption to routine can cause additional distress for a senior dealing with the effects of dementia.

However, with a little creativity and modification of expectations, the holiday season can bring meaning and fulfillment to families who are factoring in… read more


Posted December 06, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Holidays

 

Nov
07

Cure for Alzheimer'sThe research is growing in the field of finding a cure for Alzheimer's, and now there's an easy way every one of us could actually help hasten a cure. Using an online game, Stall Catchers, many people are committing time to combing through slides of mouse brains to assist research workers in identifying the effectiveness of treating cerebral blood flow troubles to… read more


Posted November 07, 2017
Tags: 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

 

 

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