I've been taking care of my mother who has dementia for about 3 years now. Back in 2011 she started showing signs of dementia, though neither one of us knew. That's how this condition sneaks up on you. To say dealing...
Considering Alzheimer's facilities for a loved one? Information, checklists, videos and personal stories to help you make the best choice.
Wonder whether someone you love has dementia? Worried you are at risk? Try these simple at-home tests to see if you need to consult a doctor.
Having been caregiver to many, my elderly mother deserves excellent personal care. That's what I promised, then proved to be incompetent. I placed her in a home for the elderly, and then what?
The way to stop the pain from mean words is to stop the words, according to Bob DeMarco. These four steps have proved effective in curbing the mean words of Alzheimer's patients.
Alzheimer's Disease affects memory, behavior and thinking and has no cure. This article discusses the risk factors, symptoms and how the disease attacks the brain. The role of caregivers is defined.
"The physical environment can encourage and support independence while promoting safety." - Alzheimer's Association. This article aims to guide the caregiver into creating such an environment.
Entertainer Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2011. He said farewell to his fans in a very personal way. A documentary about Campbell's struggles with AD premieres soon.
There are many meaningful and engaging activities which people living with dementia can enjoy. Support a person's quality of life through fun and purposeful activity with these practical suggestions.
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