Preparing for the Transition

If you have a loved one that has Alzheimer’s disease, then there is a good possibility that there will come a time when you may have to consider moving them from in-home care to a assisted living facility. You will need to prepare not only yourself for this transition, but also your loved one as … Continue reading Preparing for the Transition

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Breaking the News — How to Tell the Family a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s and Aging: Know the Early Warning Signs

Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of seniors and their families across the country. When a loved one is diagnosed with the disease, it typically creates a scenario that changes everything about how life was once lived. The diagnosis can send shockwaves through the entire family as people come to terms with … Continue reading Breaking the News — How to Tell the Family a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

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3 Big New Advances in Understanding Alzheimer’s

3 Big New Advances in Understanding Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s Disease is a common and well-known form of dementia, and it affects approximately 5.4 million Americans, most of whom are over the age of 65. The disease is characterized by a steady decline in memory and other cognitive abilities, and it’s been known to cause a great deal of stress and strain in families … Continue reading 3 Big New Advances in Understanding Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s and Senior Activities — Find a Better Way to Plan

3 Big New Advances in Understanding Alzheimer's

Getting into good habits can help with planning activities for seniors, but this assumes that there is a certain level of collaboration involved. When a senior suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, though, it can mean the loss of collaboration, placing the sole burden of planning activities upon you and other caregivers. … Continue reading Alzheimer’s and Senior Activities — Find a Better Way to Plan

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Alzheimer’s Aging vs. “Normal” Aging: Understand the Differences

Seeing the Signs – How to Tell if Your Elderly Loved One Needs Help

As people age, they experience the benefits of wisdom and decades of life lessons, but growing older takes a toll on the body and the brain. People move more slowly in old age, and their bodies become more fragile. Forgetfulness and other memory issues are also common as people advance through life in their post … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Aging vs. “Normal” Aging: Understand the Differences

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