two ladies dancing
Finding activities that happen to be fun and engaging for a senior loved one with dementia can be a challenge. Combine vision impairment and Alzheimer’s, and it might seem extremely daunting. Yet it’s very important to make certain each day… Read More
Granddaughter giving a surprise gift to grandmother
Primary caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s disease are often all too familiar with the complications experienced in trying to take a quiet moment or two alone – to use the bathroom, get a quick shower, or even walk into another… Read More
caregiver consoling senior woman
Awkwardness. Discomfort. Disbelief. Shame. All of these feelings can cycle through a family caregiver’s heart when a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s demonstrates disinhibited behaviors, which can include: Rude or tactless comments Unacceptable sexual remarks or advances Removal of clothing… Read More
pondering senior man
The complex steps needed to enable us to see are mind-boggling. In the blink of an eye, our brains can easily take transmitted specifics of the environment all around us, translate that information based on input from other senses, experiences,… Read More
senior couple driving vintage car
Have you ever experienced that jolt of a distant memory that suddenly pops to the forefront of your mind, perhaps through a song, a scent, an image from the past? For those with Alzheimer’s disease, the strength of long-term memory… Read More
Elderly man talking with doctor at home
“There is a dog in my closet! I hear it growling the entire night. We need to track down its owner!” Hearing an older loved one voice worries like this that you are aware to be false is unsettling –… Read More
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The Alzheimer’s Association has issued its 2019 Facts and Figures Report, and with a full 5.8 million Americans presently diagnosed with the disease – and one out of every ten older individuals – it is important for all of us… Read More
daughter visiting her senior mother in hospital
Although scores of senior loved ones are struggling with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease, a far greater number of family members are trying to cope with taking care of them. Interestingly, nearly 75% of family care providers are managing their… Read More
Two senior women hugging
In some cases, the best lessons in life come about through experiencing them firsthand; yet the knowledge we are able to glean from those who have traveled an identical road before us is priceless. If you’re providing care for a… Read More
atlanta dementia care
Remarkable research is honing in ever nearer to the eradication of Alzheimer’s disease, this time through two medications already developed and approved by the FDA. This enables accelerated clinical trials and we hope fast-tracking us closer to a treatment.… Read More