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 with dementia is difficult is...
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.
What is the link between Prince Charles and Alzheimer's Disease? Reports suggest that Prince Charles may be suffering from Alzheimer's Disease and that he is suffering from memory loss along with worrying signs of mental confusion.
The Alzheimer's disease is upsetting, but I cannot ignore it when it approaches me wearing my mother's face. I can express anger at the upset it has caused in my life. What can she do in her prison?
Once you have lived with Alzheimer's, you will never forget it. I hope. This is a personal account of living with an Alzhimer's victim.
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.
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.
To be diagnosed with either Dementia or Alzheimers is terrifying. Here are ways to halve the chances of ever being diagnosed with this disease and the latest information about the MIND diet.
As a psychology assistant, I first came into contact with clients and patients suffering from Alzheimer's Disease (AD) in the latter 1980s. In this large Midwestern city, Alzheimer's diagnosis and treatment were in the beginning stages and there...
"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.