Dear Abby: Aging caregiver must find respite time for herself Herald & Review Dear Abby: How can I convince my aging, sick sister-in-law that her feeble husband's care is too much for her at this point?
Alzheimer's from beginning to the end stage and total care. Like a stroke, Alzheimer’s kills brain cells. Unlike a stroke, however, Alzheimer’s does not strike suddenly. And, its effects are more far-ranging. Experts like to say that Alzheimer’s has an insidious onset.
Blue Hydrangeas, is the name of their summer home on Cape Cod, once a flourishing Bed and Breakfast through lazy summer months. Now, Sara still prepares for those seasonal guests, cleaning and baking and wondering when the first visitors will arrive.
Does Alzheimer’s cause hoarding? That’s what one of our readers asked recently. Their Dad has begun to save all sorts of things; plastic tubs, vegetable cans, and plain old nails. Cans and cans of nails.
Headlines & Global News People Who Complain of Facing Memory Issues are at Risk of Dementia Headlines & Global News "What's notable about our study is the time it took for the transition from self-reported memory complaint to dementia or clinical...
Steps You Can Take To Guard Against Dementia Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic “Of everything on this list, the strongest evidence is for the positive impact of regular exercise on reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia,” says...
On a Daily basis I scour issues of Health and Medical magazines and Alzheimer’s Newsletters, hoping for more news on which fruit to eat, or how many miles to walk, or which vitamin or mineral to pop every morning with breakfast.
As a person with high-blood pressure and other heart related issues, I exercise daily, eat lots of fruits and vegetables and read the content label on every boxed-food I purchase.
The elderly often become depressed as life activities wane. Note that depression cannot be considered a natural part of aging. When it is left untreated, many multiple psychiatric and physical disorders will likely ensue. The good news is, like other common diseases, depression can be detected, prevented, and treated.
Digital Clocks for Person with Alzheimer's dementia who can no longer read the hands on a clock. Those with any dementia eventually lose a sense of time and along with that it often occurs that they no longer understand the hands on a clock.
Digital Clocks help them know the Date and Time for awhile.