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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Music can bring a lot of meaning and sometimes clarity to individuals suffering from dementia.