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 if verbal communication is still Read more

June 14, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

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 care can also cause you Read more

May 9, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

How to Stay Patient and Supportive When Caring for a Person with Dementia

Having a loved one who needs Alzheimer’s care can be challenging. If you’re not careful, caregiving can be all consuming, and you can become not only overwhelmed; but neglectful of your health as well. Taking care of yourself is as important too, as important as caring for your loved one because you are the most Read more

April 18, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

Online Resources for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

When your loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s, finding the most up-to-date information on Alzheimer’s care is important. Information and advice are available through about caring for an Alzheimer’s or dementia sufferer and on how to better take care of yourself during this difficult time. So below is a list of resources which you may Read more

April 12, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

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 progresses too. At first, the Read more

January 20, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments
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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 types of brain proteins were Read more

October 18, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments

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 may be needed is if Read more

August 24, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments
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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 Alzheimer’s patients have ready access, Read more

August 10, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments
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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 include: Art Therapy Art therapy Read more

June 9, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments