All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Alzheimers Disease’

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    Eye Opening Alzheimers Videos That Could Change Your Life

    The holiday season has begun. I hope that your holidays will be bright and happy. If you have a loved one you are caring for with Alzheimer’s disease I wish you a new found hope of care and compassion after reading this article and watching …

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  • Mom And Me

    Real Life Stories Of A Caregiver

    Everyone Loved Dolly My name is Barb and this is my story about how I became a caregiver to my mom, what I learned, and what I wish I did differently. My mom’s name was Florence, though she went by Flo Flo or Dolly. Everyone …

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    Help! I Can’t Do This by Myself Anymore

    Caring for an elderly mother can be rewarding at times; however, it can also be one of the most saddening and vexing experiences. Because mothers deserve to be treated like princesses as they get older, you might feel obligated to constantly care for her. However, …

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  • Is Alzheimers Hereditary?

    Is Alzheimer’s Hereditary?

    Alzheimer’s disease is an illness that causes the brain’s neurons to deteriorate. This causes the sufferer to lose memory, loss of language skills, and changes in behavior. As the disease progresses to different areas of the brain, it affects different skills and abilities. Alzheimer’s is …

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  • Adaptive Clothing for Seniors

    Adaptive Clothing for Senior Elderly Care

    When a family makes the decision to take care of an elderly loved one, they assume a huge responsibility. Lots of families prefer this option as opposed to moving the relative to an assisted living facility or nursing home. Reasons for the decision to provide …

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    Aging In Place Home Solutions

    With the cost of healthcare insurance and nursing homes skyrocketing for those with Alzheimer’s Disease and other disabilities, how can you provide the best quality of life for your loved one? Aging-In-Place Home Solutions is a division of Myra L. Katz & Associates, Inc., a …

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  • Technology Seniors

    Technology for Seniors

    Steve Jobs gains the attention of the national press when he introduces a new Apple product. Many of us hear the word “technology” and visualize the newest flat screen television. Few of us hear that word and immediately think about emerging technology for seniors, however. …

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    Alzheimers and Coffee

    Recent studies have good news to share with coffee lovers. Scientists from all over the country have been testing the effects of caffeine on lab mice who have been induced with common symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The mice show signs of memory loss and …

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    Alzheimers Disease | 5 Educational Videos

    Alzheimers Disease is a misunderstood condition that has devastating impacts on those who become infected with it. Because so little research has been funded to find a cure, there is currently no effective treatment to heal victims of Alzheimer’s. After watching, “What is Alzheimer’s Disease” …

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  • What is the Life Expectancy for Alzheimer’s?

    What Is The Life Expectancy For Alzheimer’s Disease

    For the patient diagnosed with Alzheimers disease, life becomes a blur of inaccessible memories, and the family must decide how to care for the individual for an uncertain period of time. One of the earliest questions asked of the diagnosing physician is, “how long do …

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    Managing Caregiver Guilt

    The decision to become a caregiver of a loved one is not an easy one to make. If it’s a spouse or child, there is no question. However, when it’s a parent, there’s a feeling of anxiety. If you have siblings, then anxiety may be …

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    Alzheimer’s Care For Late Stage And End-Of-Life

    Caring for a loved one in the end stages of Alzheimer’s disease can be a very trying and difficult time for family members, friends, and caregivers. While the patient may become increasingly unaware of their mental and physical deterioration, those left tending and supporting the …

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  • Senior Exercise

    Exercises For Seniors: Types of Exercise, Tips, and Getting Started

    Exercise has been shown to be beneficial to people of all age groups. As we age, the benefits of exercise increase and help keep the body and mind healthy. Seniors who exercise are happier, less likely to fall, reduce their chance of getting serious health …

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  • Pet Therapy for Alzheimer's and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Seniors: Puppy Love for Caregivers and Patients For loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, studies show that pet therapy offers emotional, cognitive and social benefits. Pet therapy is a proven, practical and alternative way to relieve depression, calm anxieties, and contribute …

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  • Elderly Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help

    Depression is experienced by more than six million Americans over the age of 65. Quite often, disabilities and various illnesses can occur at the same time as the depression, and the depression itself may go untreated in all but 10% of all people. At that …

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  • Adult Day Care; How to Find the Best Adult Day Care Center for You

    The senior years can often be filled with many challenges such as sickness, loneliness and reduced mobility and these sometimes cause frustration and stress for both the seniors and the caregivers. Adult day care is a welcome break and a win/win situation for both the …

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