Can reminder-notes slow or prevent memory loss from Alzheimer's or Dementia? If you knew you were going to lose your car keys tomorrow, could you put them in a "special" place tonight and prevent t...
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Left untreated, urinary tract infections in the elderly can cause serious health problems such as delirium, confusion, even death. Know the signs and symptoms of UTIs.
Often the caregiver believes the person with dementia is entering a new stage or declining quicker than he should be when actually it's a physcial issue causing the problem.
The first thing people ask for when they suspect Alzheimer’s in a family member or loved one is a list of signs and symptoms. They want to know all the behaviors that a person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia might have. They want a precise diagnosis; when they got it, what causes it, and how to …
Loss of bladder or bowel control often becomes an issue for Alzheimers and Dementia sufferers. My Mom never had this problem but I did notice that as her memory failed, she found it more difficult to make it to the bathroom in a timely fashion and did have accidents. Many friends in the “Group Home” …
Personality Changes as Alzheimer's progresses require patience and adjusting.
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be physically, financially, and emotionally challenging. Adjusting to the gradual changes as Alzheimer’s progresses will require you, as the family caregiver,
Should you lie to someone with Alzheimer's dementia? It's a simple question that causes much controversy. We are raised to be honest people and lying is just wrong. Well sometimes....maybe not. Maybe a lie is not a lie on certain occasions.
How can someone with late stage Alzheimer's do their own laundry?If she has Alzheimer’s or Demenita– The short answer is:
They probably won’t do their laundry. And if they do their laundry at all, it won’t be in a way that you would approve, or any conventional way for that matter.
No, Alzheimer’s and Dementia are not the same. Rather, Alzheimer’s disease causes symptoms of Dementia as it progresses. This definition of Dementia is taken from the Web/MD Dementia is the loss of mental functions — such as thinking, memory, and reasoning — that is severe enough to interfere with a person’s daily functioning. Dementia is …
Helping the person with end stage Alzheimer's includes learning to eat and swallow.
With all the goodies this holiday season, be sure to help your loved one with all the delightful tastes of the season!.
Those with dementia need activity and one of their favorites is Alzheimer's Activity Puzzles. Yet most folks with memory loss are unable to play the larger puzzles with many small pieces.
Springbok brings wonderful, coloful puzzles in larger pieces and fewer pieces to complate your puzzle. Now, another vender has added even more puzzles available for those with dementia. Ravensburger puzzles are 35 piece, large, colorful and beautiful puzzles.