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The latest in Alzheimer's news is always providing us with tips for prevention, early detection, treatment and care. Continue reading on to learn a little bit more about the findings based off of 3 new studies.
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Learning how to talk to your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is crucial for maintaining a healthy relationship. While the task is by no means easy, it is possible through practice and can be extremely rewarding. As these
Learning that a loved one has developed dementia or Alzheimer’s is difficult for everyone involved. Watching the impact of the brain disorders unfold can be particularly confusing for children. It’s important to know how to explain what’s going on in
If you’re one of the fortunate adults who has one or both parents living, you may be curious about their aging process and the potential deterioration of physical and mental capabilities. A common problem of aging is the loss of
Handling Resistance to Medication
Medication, despite their ability to create relief for senior patients, may cause a caregiver some trouble if they refuse to take it. Especially if the older adult suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia, the struggle’s repetitiveness can get
Senior prescription drug abuse is a growing issue in the U.S. There are older adults that have had a drug problem which continued into the 65+ age group or individuals who developed a problematic relationship with medicine later on in
Choosing an Assisted Living Facility for your aging loved one
It can be challenging to decide which assisted living home suits a senior. Of course, the proper care is necessary, but finding an establishment that ensures an active and well-balanced life
There is no question about the importance of being social, especially elderly people who are prone to isolation and thus depression. Physical and mental health can be greatly improved with some good ol’ company or community-based activity. However, some solitude
As adults age, it’s common for their social connections to decrease due to lack of mobility, retirement, and other reasons. No matter the cause of senior isolation, it is crucial for caregivers to take extra measures to promote socialization. The
Cold Weather Activities for Elderly Loved Ones
After retirement and especially after physical capability begins to deteriorate, caregivers of senior loved ones have to get creative keeping them busy! When the winter comes around, finding stimulating activities for the elderly can