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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Maple Syrup Can Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the American Chemical Society say that pure maple syrup may help to prevent “misfolding” and the clumping of brain cell proteins. These proteins when they build up cause plaques which can trigger Alzheimer’s disease. So it was found that by using an extract from the maple syrup, two...

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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...

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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...

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