Help in understanding different types of mental changes that come with age with help on how to diagnose and get treatment.
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...
The caregiver's disposition may not stop questions but it may make the situation manageable. Learn some response options. Experience will help you figure out which tactic to use for which situation.
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.
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.
Alzheimer's disease is related to other prion protein diseases in humans and animals. This article examines the relationship between them and advances made in the treatment. The use of essential oils can offer some help...
"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.
Considering Alzheimer's facilities for a loved one? Information, checklists, videos and personal stories to help you make the best choice.
Genetics play a huge role in determining whether Alzheimer's will manifest, and while no one is my family has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's yet, my chances of being afflicted are still high.
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.