Curated by Sandy Williams Spencer
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.
Much research is still being done on this subject. According to the Alzheimer’s Association it is a risk factor to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s if your mother, father, sibling or child has the disease. They say– “It is not certain, though, whether the risk comes from the environment or genetics. There does appear to be …
Alzheimer’s Disease: What Every Family Needs to Know Author: Douglas Hardwick Alzheimer’s disease touches the lives of millions of Americans. Today, millions of Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and 1 in 10 families have a loved one afflicted with it. With no cure in sight, it is important for families to arm themselves with information about …
Christmas can be a stressful time for hosts and guests alike, and it’s more so for carers of people living with dementia. It’s difficult to give general advice about how to get through the holiday season…
In a plea for better understanding and care for patients, Nicci Gerrard describes how family helped her father cope with dementia – but five weeks in hospital ruined the end of his life
This is sad, but we see it often with this disease. I think we're all hoping for a cure. http://www.free-alzheimers-support.com
The Dementia Care Foundation is offering free information that can help anyone to a better relationship and more communication with their loved one who has Alzheimer’s or Dementia. The information may be downloaded in an Easy to save PDF file format, or save the link to their site and visit often. Below is a sample …