How to Slow the Progression of Dementia

No one can stop or reverse the signs of early onset dementia. There are some things that can slow the process, however. These tactics work in the short term for some people. For the best results, it’s important to adopt an overall healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, dietary changes can help to minimize the symptoms. For other [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Memory Care|0 Comments

What to Do After a Diagnosis of Early Onset Dementia

Getting accurate information tailored to your specific situation is an important goal after a diagnosis of early onset dementia. Here are four subjects to consider as soon as possible. Update legal and financial documents For peace of mind, and to eliminate future problems, it’s important to update legal and financial documents. Meet with your financial [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Memory Care|0 Comments

Early Onset Dementia: How Home Care Can Help

After a diagnosis of early onset dementia, figuring out what to do next may seem overwhelming. The first and most important thing to understand about coping with early onset dementia is that you aren’t alone. About one in 20 people in the United States with a memory disorder or some form of dementia is under [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Memory Care, Senior Home Care|0 Comments

How to talk with people who have Alzheimer’s Disease: What to say, and what not to say

Relating to a person who is coping with Alzheimer’s Disease may seem intimidating. You want your time together to be pleasant and uplifting for both of you and the do’s and don’ts aren’t always obvious. How to handle an argument Getting into a squabble with a person who has Alzheimer’s Disease is best avoided. You [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments

The Possible Link Between Infections and Alzheimer’s Disease

Not much rocks the scientific world, mostly because of its nature. Scientists believe something to be true only when it is based on hard evidence, and repeated, and precisely duplicated research findings. But as with every rule there is an exception and scientists are practically giddy over the early findings of a new study regarding [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments

Know the stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Each individual stricken with Alzheimer’s Disease will exhibit its signs and symptoms differently at different times and in varying degrees. However, there are commonalities shared by all. Scientists have been able to stage these common indicators of the disease to help understand its progression and appropriate care for patients. While it is a detailed science, [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments

Dementia and Politics

There are some issues that all people hold as sacrosanct and thankfully dementia is one of them. Just recently the American Actor Will Ferrell dropped out of a movie project about former President Ronald Reagan and his battles with Alzheimer’s Disease after a well-founded uproar raised the absolute lack of comedy in the subject. Nations [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments

Reiki Aids in the Treatment of Dementia Patients

In the world of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, stress, depression and anxiety make an already difficult situation nearly impossible to cope with. Dementia patients can become agitated, making it difficult to physically care for them. Long term caregivers, whether family members or professionals, can suffer from burnout. It seems that there is no end to [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments

Dementia patients feel happy long after visiting with loved ones

Dementia, Alzheimer’s and other memory diseases steal memory, cognition and the ability to recognize loved ones. They reduce the patient’s life to a series of moments that can’t accumulate; linear events that are forgotten the instant they end. It’s not an overstatement to say that these medical findings embody the horror of dementia. They are [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease: Warning signs and what to do if you are concerned

In the recently released award-winning drama, “Still Alice” Julianne Moore plays an accomplished linguistics professor who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. During a speech she gives in the course of the movie, she says: “The poet Elizabeth Bishoponce wrote: 'the Art of Losing isn't hard to master: so many things seem filled with the [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Memory Care|0 Comments