In the later stages of Alzheimer's, the person with memory loss will yearn to go Home ... preferrably their childhood Home
Curated by Sandy Spencer
Do-It-Yourself (DIY) estate planning is not uncommon for most consumers. Most people utilize DIY estate planning to save money but it is risky.
If you're a family member/caregiver for elderly parents, it's a good idea to know options available if they haven't already touched on the subject with you.
Most people who suffer from depression have had someone say this to them at some point in time. But it doesn't work like that. Depression is an illness - a person with depression can't just snap their fingers and "get over it" in the same w...
Depression can effect the Caregiver as well as the person who is ill or disabled.
My Mom's sundowning was the most disheartening thing we endured during her illness. At night, she was inconsolable. Very sad!
The Alzheimer’s Society hopes increasing evidence of the numbers with early onset dementia – some in their 30s and 40s – will lead to better diagnosis, writes Rachel Williams
This is a constant question.. and the answer is "Yes."
A new study examines the physical differences between people who are more emotional, versus those who are considered more rational or logical.
Thinkers vs. feelers, sensitive vs. logical, and emotional vs. rational. These differentiations are often made to categorize people into how they empathize — or how they embrace and understand other people’s feelings and perspectives. It turns out that the way you empathize can be traced back to physical differences in the brain.
Typically, empathy is placed into two separate categories: affective and cognitive empathy. The former refers to an individual’s ability to respond properly to another person’s mental or emotional state (i.e. comforting someone when they’re crying).
Japanese police received more than 10000 missing reports on people with dementia last year. It's the second year in a row the figure has topped 10000.
This is so sad. Yet, so many who care for those with dementia don't realize how quickly they can walk away and forget where they are.
When I first started taking care of my mother she was suffering from urinary incontinence. If you are dealing with a person living with dementia or Alzheimer's disease then you know this can be a big problem.
Information from the Alzheimer's Reading Room is always beneficial!
The Alzheimer’s Association is on the MOVE to end Alzheimer’s! Memory Walk is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care — for support and research — it calls on people of all ages to take action in the fight. Year-round, The Alzheimer’s Association and their participants are leaders in the …