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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
Dementia in Women
Scientists are finally beginning to get a grip on the imbalance between dementia in women as compared to men. At this time, approximately 2/3 of those with Alzheimer’s in the U.S. are female, and as scientists begin to better comprehend… 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
Caring for Someone with Dementia?
“Home is where the heart is;” but what if the person you love has dementia and says, “I want to go home” when he or she is already home? Sadly, if you are caring for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s… Read More
Latest Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Study
We are what we eat, or so the saying goes, and now there’s even more evidence to support the correlation between our dietary habits and our health and wellbeing. Research is showing a surprising link between following a gut-healthy diet… Read More
Bright Side to Alzheimer’s Disease
Bringing up the topic of “Alzheimer’s disease” at your next summer pool party is a sure fire way to turn a festive atmosphere into a subdued atmosphere. We’ve long been told (and perhaps witnessed firsthand) all of the negative connotations… Read More
Dementia
If only there was a handbook for Alzheimer’s caregivers, rather than the trial-and-error-and-trial-again method so many of us are faced with. The different stages of dementia that have to be worked through make providing care all the more challenging; the… Read More
dementia atlanta
Among the many challenges of providing care for a loved one with dementia, there’s one in particular that too often goes unmentioned: the digging-in-of-the-heels when there’s a need to leave home for a medical appointment, therapy or other important activity.… Read More
Alzheimer's care atlanta
Scientists are shedding some new light on methods to potentially impact Alzheimer’s disease: light therapy. The benefits of light are only just beginning to be tapped into, and already are demonstrating some intriguing and encouraging results. For example, MIT analysts… Read More
dementia symptoms
Mom looks to be a tad bit confused lately. A while back, she mistakenly used salt rather than sugar in her legendary oatmeal cookie recipe. She called the cat by my sister’s name. And she misplaced her handbag, only to… Read More