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...
Here are a few ideas which will help caregivers maintain healthy respect for the patient’s sense of self in whatever degree the patients have it, in any stage of the disease.
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.
Tired of reading about Alzheimer’s? That’s understandable, since the very mention conjures up feelings of despair. Yet, positive emotions surface when we look at these compassionate husbands.
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?
For everyone of these losses to the Alzheimer's victims, there are also losses to the relatives and caregivers. It is like watching a robbery in slow motion. Let it not steal our love.
Coconut oil shows promise of slowing and possibly reversing the effects of Alzheimer's Disease. Ketones produced by coconut oil are received by the brain and act as fuel, keeping the cells alive.
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?
Keep hands warm and restless fingers engaged with a Twiddlemuff! Designed for people with advanced dementia, Twiddlemuffs are easy to make even if you're not great at knitting or crochet.
Here are facts about Alzheimer's which caregivers ought to learn in preparation for dealing with Alzheimer's patients. "Preparation is the key to facing any opponent.” (Broyles) Learn the strategy.