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...
There is no doubt we are living longer, due to medical advancements. This should be a reason for jubilation, and it often is. Unfortunately there are times when Dementia rears its ugly head.
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.
Ballroom dancing may prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. For more on the relationship between leisure activities and dementia, read on.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.