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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
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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
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After 16 long years without a truly viable Alzheimer’s treatment, there’s some hope on the horizon, in a stunning reversal regarding the previously-rejected antibody therapy, aducanumab. The most recent research reveals that high doses of this medication do, in fact,… Read More
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If you’re among the 8% of Americans who actually achieve their New Year’s resolution goals, congratulations! But if you’re like the majority of us, you have given up well before even turning the calendar page to February. Although of course… Read More
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Have you ever felt yourself preparing to bubble over with uncontrollable laughter at the most ill-timed moment– in a crowded elevator, a hushed waiting room, or a religious service? Although there are, obviously, occasions when we need to suppress the… Read More
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Let’s face it: lots of us put off going to the doctor’s office. It may be awkward and downright frightening when something is wrong and we are looking at the prospect of an unwanted diagnosis. All the same, we understand… Read More
Oftentimes, a person with Alzheimer’s cannot express how he or she feels with words and instead communicates through behavior. Successfully dealing with problem behaviors in persons with Alzheimer’s disease begins by: Identifying the cause of the behavior or “trigger”. Questions… Read More
Web Resources We recommend the following resources for more information on the the identification, care, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as the latest research on finding a cure. Alzheimer’s Association A national network of chapters committed to finding… Read More
Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or  to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing. Providing Care for Parkinson’s Disease Safe Ideas for a Parkinson’s Home Stages of Parkinson’s Disease… Read More
Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or  to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing. Disaster Preparedness Resources Recommended Emergency Supply Kit Items Web Resources: Click the links below to… Read More