Results for "Alzheimers Disease and Dementia"

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How to Prevent Dehydration in Loved Ones With Dementia
If your loved one with dementia seems confused or tired, you may chalk it up to their condition. But there’s another possible cause — dehydration. It’s...
August 31
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Is Your Loved One’s Health Problem Dementia or Something Else?
Just about everybody has a favorite Bruce Willis movie, whether it’s a blockbuster like “Die Hard” or “Pulp Fiction” or a cult classic like “Hudson Hawk.”...
August 04
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Maintaining Intimacy With Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can have a profound impact on couple relationships. Emotional, physical and sexual intimacy are all impacted...
February 08
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The Link Between Sleep and Early Memory Loss
Is good sleep a distant memory these days? Life is busy and stressful at times, so it can be difficult to get your eight hours of sleep at night. Add in...
January 02
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How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout During Busy Times
Caring for a loved one can be difficult at any time of year, but it can be especially difficult during the holidays—from Thanksgiving to Christmas to July...
December 19
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How Caregivers Can Get Support From Family and Friends During Busy Times
Holidays like Christmas, July 4th and Thanksgiving can bring about anticipation and excitement, but for caregivers, they can also bring about difficult...
December 12
Better Me
How Robopets Can Help People with Memory Issues Feel Less Lonely
Robotic pets — machines designed to look and act like actual dogs, cats or other animals —might seem like something out of a science fiction movie. But...
October 27
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4 Tips for Planning Ahead to Care for a Loved One with Dementia
When a parent or loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, you’ll find a range of emotions swirling through your mind, and you...
September 07
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What is Vascular Dementia? Are You at Risk?
Vascular dementia ranks among the four most common types of dementia, along with Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body dementia (LBD), and frontotemporal dementia....
August 03
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How Do Alzheimer’s and Dementia Affect Personality?
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can diminish memory, reasoning and other skills. But there’s more to dementia than memory loss. “Behavioral...
June 03