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Making Your Home Safe For An Alzheimer’s Patient

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Making Your Home Safe For An Alzheimer's Patient

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, families must eventually face the difficult decision of whether to care for them at home or find a suitable facility to meet their needs. While a skilled nursing facility may ultimately be unavoidable as the disease progresses, Alzheimer’s patients can often live at home with family…

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Things You Need To Know About Assisted Living

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Things You Need To Know About Assisted Living

It can be an extremely difficult time when you come to the realization that your loved one can no longer care for themselves in the location they are currently in. Worse, they need care that is beyond what you can provide on your own, care that would prevent you from working or handling your own…

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Assisted Living Facilities to Increase in Near Future

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Assisted Living Facilities to Increase in Near Future

Assisted living facilities provide services to aging seniors who want to remain independent, but may need assistance in certain areas, such as: bathing, dressing, eating, grooming and getting around. It is one of the best ways that the elderly can be cared for, but also feel as though they are still a part of an…

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Apps Allow Alzheimer’s Patients Access to Musical Therapy

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Apps Allow Alzheimer's Patients Access to Musical Therapy

Caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia may notice the surprising changes that occur in their patients when they hear a favorite song or something from their past. Even very late into the disease, music has an incredible power to soothe, delight, and bring back happy memories of the past. Researchers say…

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3 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Dementia

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3 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Dementia

There are various lifestyle changes and decisions we can make to help reduce the risks of developing dementia and related diseases later in life. Alzheimer’s can ruin lives; not just those of the sufferers but of family and friends too. Making some minor changes to the way that you live your life can help to…

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Learning to Be a Caregiver

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Learning to Be a Caregiver

There may come a time in your life, perhaps you are experiencing it now, that you may have to provide Alzheimer’s care to your parent or another loved one. This can be a truly difficult time as well as a time of confusion for you. Knowing how to make that transition into being a caregiver…

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Dementia Test Diagnosis Improve Thanks to Computer Program

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Dementia Test Diagnosis Improve Thanks to Computer Program

Growing old is frightening for many simply due to the extensive array of illnesses that come with it. One of those that is often not diagnosed early enough and can affect families really badly is Alzheimer’s. The good news is that a dementia test to determine the onset of Alzheimer’s is about to rolled out.…

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The Available Resources When It Comes To Alzheimer’s

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The Available Resources When It Comes To Alzheimer's

Caregivers take on an increasingly challenging role when assisting one of the estimated 5.4 million Alzheimer’s patients in the United States.  To meet this challenge and maintain health and equilibrium, it is important to be aware of help available during every phase of the patient’s journey.  Whether providing care for an individual in the early,…

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Walking for Better Health with Alzheimer’s

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Walking for Better Health with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s is a complex, degenerative disease, which mostly affects people over 65. Symptoms that include forgetfulness, confusion and problems tackling everyday tasks may make independent living more difficult, but many people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s will still live in their own homes. Relatives, friends and paid carers may have to take on some…

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