DIY and Craft Activities for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease can make it difficult for your loved ones to feel engaged in life. People with memory issues tend to struggle with activities they used to enjoy. You can offer DIY and craft activities for people with Alzheimer’s that are fun to do and help reduce depression while increasing...

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How to to prevent dementia: cognitive training

Is it possible to reverse or prevent dementia by using brain games and cognitive training? Many assisted living residents, and their loved ones hope that is the case.  The ACTIVE Study There have been studies and trials to test the effect of brain games in Alzheimer’s patients, such as Advanced Cognitive Training...

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How to Help an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

When someone develops Alzheimer’s, often the first choice for a caregiver will be a family member, for many reasons. The spouse, child or grandchild of an Alzheimer’s patient may feel guilty sending their loved one to a memory care facility, or may simply have the desire to provide the loving...

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Importance of Non-verbal Communication when Dealing with People with Dementia

As Dementia and Alzheimer’s diseases progress, they eventually diminish a person’s ability to communicate. This means to the person who has Alzheimer’s, communication becomes stressful. For the person who is involved in Alzheimer’s care of the person, a different way of communication needs to be used along with verbal communication...

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Survival Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Being a caregiver for a senior Alzheimer’s sufferer can be can be both fulfilling and frustrating. This because giving love is in itself fulfilling, yet you know that’s it a disease which doesn’t have a cure and that the person you love will slowly decline. Giving a loved one Alzheimer’s...

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Tips for Alzheimer’s communication

For a person who has Alzheimer’s and the person who is giving the loved one Alzheimer’s care, communication can become difficult. This is because every person who has Alzheimer’s has different changes happen which affect his or her ability to communicate. The changes in Alzheimer’s communication differ as the disease...

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