Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about
Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's will definitely take some work, it is a commitment to keep your loved one healthy, happy, and safe while they face this condition. While there is no proper cure for
Signs of Cognitive Issues
is critical to notice when your loved one is acting differently and
demonstrating an array of problems with their cognitive health. We’ve
identified the red flags to look for in your loved ones who may be experiencing
Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for Seniors?
Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection to their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives
What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common.
The holiday season is busy for so many reasons! You are trying to find the perfect gift, you are scheduling weekend plans, and you also want to spend some quality time with your loved ones who are living in skilled
As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behavior often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit
Anti Strip Advice For Senior With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia
A common symptom for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia is the tendency to try to remove their clothes. As with many Alzheimer's symptoms, it can be difficult to explain the phenomenon, especially
If your loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s or Dementia, finding them the perfect gift can be difficult. It’s a matter of searching for a gift that will give them the most comfort at anytime.
Here is a top ten list of
Learning how to talk to your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is crucial for maintaining a healthy relationship. While speaking to people with Alzheimer's is not always easy, it is possible through practice and can be extremely rewarding.