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  • Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can be frightening to everyone. Not only does it create memory loss, but also makes any communication at all very difficult as the disease progresses. If you have a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, we know this can be a scary time, ... Read More
  • Managing the Symptoms of Sundowning Managing the Symptoms of Sundowning Alzheimer’s Disease presents many challenges, not the least of which is something called sundowning—a period in the late day/early evening when agitation or irritability can set in for no apparent reason. Confusion tends to worsen as the sun goes down, hence the name. The ... Read More
  • How to Reduce the Symptoms of Sundowning How to Reduce the Symptoms of Sundowning Alzheimer’s Disease has a component that might be familiar for caretakers and their loved ones—it’s called sundowning, and it’s the increased level of confusion that tends to happen in the later part of the day. If you’re care for someone with dementia of Alzheimer’s, you ... Read More
  • Tips for Coping with Repetitive Questions from Alzheimer’s Patients Tips for Coping with Repetitive Questions from Alzheimer’s Patients Have you ever noticed that people who suffer from Alzheimer’s often repeat things? Short-term memory loss is one of the most challenging symptoms of mental impairment such as Alzheimer’s Disease of dementia. Rest assured that no senior will want to aggravate you by repeating ... Read More
  • Tips for Reducing Agitation in Seniors with Dementia Tips for Reducing Agitation in Seniors with Dementia Sensitivity to the surroundings around them is one of the main issues among seniors who struggle with dementia and Alzheimer’s . In order to soothe agitation and lessen difficult behaviors, it’s important to create a calm and relaxing environment. If you are looking for tips ... Read More
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