Helpful Tips on Sundowning

Sundowning is one of the most known associates of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. It is a state of increased agitation and negative behaviors that happen later in the day through the evening hours. Many used to believe that the lowering of light and shorter days caused sundowning, but recent researched...

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Emotional Support for Those With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a scary, complex and stressful disease for an individual. If someone in your family has Alzheimer’s, providing strong emotional support for them is important. Many who battle Alzheimer’s become depressed and remove themselves from social settings due to losing the ability to effectively communicate with people. You can...

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Alzheimer’s or Aging?

Alzheimer’s or aging? A question many tend to ask about themselves or their loved ones as they age. Some people confuse simple signs of aging as the beginnings of Alzheimer’s and others disregard signs of Alzheimer’s as a part of normal aging. So how can you decipher between the two?...

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Managing the Holidays with Alzheimer’s

As the holidays approach, many families might be finding themselves having to change their traditions with their loved ones who battle Alzheimer’s. They might be at a lost because they don’t know how to celebrate all the festivities when their loved ones can no longer understand the meaning of the...

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Brain Food For Alzheimer’s

Everyone knows that eating healthy foods and maintaining an active lifestyle is good for your whole body. What some do not know is that the types of healthy food you eat can impact the overall well being of your brain. Some believe that these specific brain healthy foods can give...

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