Results for "Alzheimers Disease and Dementia"
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5 Essential Bathing Tips for Dementia Caregivers
If you have teenagers, you know how important bathing can be. And when a shower is skipped, you’ve got no hesitation marching your kids in the direction...
Dec 07
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Is Lewy Body Dementia Different from Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?
Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) affects more than 1 million individuals in the United States, making it one of the most common types of dementia. In fact, the...
Nov 16
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7 Ways to Care for Senior Loved Ones with Mental Illness
Life is full of little tasks. From restocking the coffee maker in the morning to when you brush your teeth at night, your day is full. For most of us,...
Nov 09
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The Risk of UTIs as You Age
When you think of urinary tract infections (UTIs), you may think they occur mostly in young adults, especially women. But UTIs are the most common type...
Oct 30
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Pencils Down! What Does a Cognitive Test Measure?
*Flashback to the day of your SAT exam* Your foot taps the floor in time with the ticking of the classroom clock. You’re wiping nervous sweat off your...
Oct 16
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Caring for Loved Ones with Frontotemporal Degeneration
It’s estimated that between 50,000 and 60,000 people in the U.S. suffer from frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). FTD is not a single disease. It covers...
Oct 06
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Helping Seniors with Mental Illness Cope with Pandemic Isolation
At the end of a busy day, a little separation from work or your kids can be just what the doctor ordered. Even while isolating during the pandemic, life...
Oct 05
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7 Tips for Coping with Sundowner’s Syndrome
As the sun begins to set, have you noticed changes in a loved one’s behavior? For those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, it’s...
Jul 17
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Caregiving and Dementia: Navigating Ambiguous Loss and Grief
Your loved one is there but not there. They may be sitting right next to you, holding your hand, looking into your eyes, but they really aren’t there in...
Jun 01
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Caring for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease Amid the COVID-19 Crisis
Living with Alzheimer’s or any form of dementia is difficult enough. Add the stress of a global pandemic to the mix and you’re bound to have a few more...
Apr 24