As we age there are many situations that can arise. Dementia care Atlanta Home Care Partners has pulled together resources to help you learn more about the disease.

caregiver comforting senior woman
Even when confusion and memory loss escalate throughout the progression of Alzheimer’s, there is a fascinating and pleasant reprieve that often occurs. Formerly coined “terminal lucidity,” it’s more frequently known as “paradoxical lucidity.” It represents an unexpected, short-term return of… Read More
Nurse is comforting a covid patient at the ICU
One of the many challenging effects that is common in COVID-19 survivors is temporary delirium. In fact, two separate studies found that 55 – 65% of those who became severely ill from the virus experienced the acute confusion that is… Read More
memory book
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss Memories are the glue that binds together our past with who we are today; and for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease, confusion… Read More
happy woman swimming in pool with kickboard
In this striking new development, a “cold-shock” protein present in swimmers’ blood is showing promising results in slowing and even reversing the progression of dementia in mice. Pertaining to the hibernation capacity in all mammals when exposed to cold temperatures,… Read More
handsome senior man looking thoughtful while sitting in his home
You forgot about the doctor’s appointment scheduled for last Tuesday, misplaced your reading glasses for the umpteenth time, and can’t remember the name of the new neighbor for the life of you. Is it just a standard part of aging,… Read More
Forgetful Senior Man With Dementia Looking In Cupboard At Home
Digging through boxes, cabinets, and closets, taking out odds and ends from drawers, and sorting repetitively through a variety of items might be frustrating for the people providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. However, these actions have purpose.… Read More
Senior Women with Gentle Smile
An individual who displays loss of memory, confusion, poor judgment, repetition, and difficulty with completing day to day activities shows classic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, right? In actuality, what might look to be an obvious case of Alzheimer’s could in… Read More
senior woman drinking orange juice at home
Dementia care calls for both empathy and creativity to manage a variety of complex behaviors and effects, which is especially true when dealing with incontinence, something that is exceedingly common in Alzheimer’s as well as other types of dementia. Below… Read More
Close Up Of Senior Woman With String Tied Around Finger As Reminder
While dementia takes the spotlight in diagnoses for older adults struggling with confusion, forgetfulness, and disorientation, there’s another condition that is widely prevalent, produces similar symptoms, and most importantly, is curable: delirium. In fact, as many as ¾ of seniors … Read More
happy senior woman reading with dog
Coping with agitation in Alzheimer’s can be very frustrating for both a senior with dementia, and his or her family members. One of the keys is in taking steps to handle agitation before it’s felt and expressed by the senior… Read More