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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Alzheimer’s Behavior Managment

Alzheimer’s comes with a lot of behavioral symptoms. At the early stages of this condition, the person can become quite anxious or depressed. Later, as the Alzheimer’s progresses, patients can become easily aggravated, confused and, sometimes, delusional; not to mention that regular activities like eating and sleeping can turn into...

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Alzheimer’s Care: Is It Time to Move?

Giving and taking care involves understanding when it’s time to move your loved one with Alzheimer’s into special facilities. This is one of the most difficult and, sometimes, downright frightening moments for caregivers. However, it’s still a sign of love and humbleness to recognize when a person in this condition...

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Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s Patients

Music therapy can enrich the lives of seniors with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. People of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures can relate to music, and familiar songs and melodies have a way of enhancing metal performance and evoking memories and emotions. According to the World Health Organization, 47.5 million people...

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Hypnotherapy for Alzheimer’s Patients

Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses the power of positive suggestion to bring about changes to the subconscious mind. According to researchers at the University of Liverpool, hypnosis can slow down the impacts of dementia and improve the quality of life of Alzheimer’s patients. Hypnotherapy for Alzheimer’s memory...

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Keep your brain young

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions we first of all include morning exercises, healthy diet and visiting fitness club at leas 2 times a week to our to-do lists. Obviously we all want to look good, young and fit, and very often we don’t take into account,that one non-visible,...

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