Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Managing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Symptoms

Being faced with the possibility that a parent or loved one has developed Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia can be distressing and, at times, surreal. As the disease progresses, you’ll need to take steps to help manage their symptoms and provide them with the comfort and care they need.

By |2022-07-05T09:13:47-04:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia|Tags: , , |

Loneliness Could Be Increasing the Risk of Dementia in Seniors

Seniors that feel lonely and isolated are more likely to experience cognitive decline and even are exposed to the risk of dementia than those who stay socially connected. For that special senior in your life, here’s why good brain health often results in a higher quality of life.

By |2022-01-28T14:44:34-05:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia|Tags: , , , , |

Understanding and Managing the Effects of Sundowner’s Syndrome

If you’re an informal caregiver for an elderly loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s, then you understand how their behavior can sometimes turn on a dime. They could have a clinical condition that’s called Sundowner’s Syndrome, or “sundowning” for short. Trying to understand and manage Sundowner’s Syndrome can be challenging and stressful, but it is possible when taking these steps. 

By |2020-08-09T22:07:22-04:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia|Tags: , , , , , |

Helping an Aging Parent with Dementia Remember Who You Are

Watching an aging parent with dementia slowly decline can be painful, and when that cognitive impairment directly affects your relationship with them it’s even worse. It’s not uncommon for seniors in the later stages of dementia to totally stop recognizing and remembering others, including their own adult children and grandchildren.

By |2019-05-25T14:41:46-04:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia|Tags: , , , |
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