• BABYSITTING PREVENTS ALZHEIMER'S

    Grandparents Who Babysit Are Less Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s

    Grandchildren add joy to the lives of grandparents, but now a study shows that they may add something else dealing with Alzheimer’s prevention depending on the circumstances. In fact, the North American Menopause Society did a study of 120 grandparents who lived in Australia. They found that grandparents who babysat...

  • Alzheimer's dental care

    Dental Care for Alzheimer’s Patients (Part 2)

    In Part 1, we covered the causes of dental care issues for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. In Part 2, we’re covering how each stage of Alzheimer’s affects the person suffering from this debilitating disease’s reaction to dental treatment. Plus; how to tell if that person has a dental issue if...

  • Dental Care for Alzheimer’s Patients (Part 1)

    Alzheimer’s and dementia both get worse as time goes on. So one important thing is to start early in the disease with a dental care program as soon after diagnosis as possible. Because when oral health is maintained; dignity, social interaction, self-esteem and nutrition is affected positively. While with poor...

  • Ways to Ease the Search for Assisted Living

    If you have an elderly parent that’s starting to have trouble living on his or her own, then you should bring up assisted living. The idea is to start having conversations about it with your loved one before there is a crisis. Now some of the signs that the conversation...

  • Gardening for seniors with dementia

    Benefits of Gardening for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

    Therapeutic gardens are designed in assisted living facilities to increase sensory stimulation dealing with Alzheimer’s care or dementia patients. These gardens allow the residents to access the gardens on a daily basis. They provide reflection opportunities, exercise and the enjoyment of nature up close. In addition, although the dementia and...

  • therapy for Alzheimer's

    Alternative Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Complementary and alternative therapy Alzheimer’s covers a wide range of therapies, including options like music therapy, aromatherapy, and herbal medicine. While there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, symptoms can often be reduced using one or more therapies designed to improve a patient’s quality of life. Some of these therapies...

  • Aromatherapy for Alzheimer's

    Aromatherapy for Alzheimer’s

    Aromatherapy is the practice of using natural oils to enhance physical and psychological health. Recent studies have shown that the use of aromatherapy on patients with Alzheimer’s disease can improve cognitive function without any negative side effects. Natural essential oils have been used for centuries as relief for anxiety, depression,...

  • Doll Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Doll therapy has been proven beneficial for many individuals suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Humans have a natural instinct to nurture, and therapy dolls provide a soothing outlet designed to ease anxiety and bring joy to patients with cognitive impairments. An estimated 60 to 90% of patients...

  • Visual Stimulation for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

    Vision is one of the most important senses, allowing us to gain a plethora of information using only our eyes. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can have a significant impact on the visual processing system. While Alzheimer’s is particularly known to have devastating effects on an individual’s cognition and...

  • New Way to Repair DNA May Cure Alzheimer’s

    No one knows the exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but researchers do know that genes are somehow involved. Genes are considered the blueprint for life, because they instruct each of the cells in your body what to do and when to do it. Human genes lie in long strands of...