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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
  • Life-Enriching Activities for Seniors with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Life-Enriching Activities for Seniors with Dementia or Alzheimer’s It can be a bit more challenging to help a patient with Alzheimer’s continue to enjoy things they once enjoyed before this life-altering diagnosis. After all, we all need a sense of community and fellowship with friends in order to maintain a sense of well-being and peace. ... 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 Cope with Sundowning How to Cope with Sundowning Sundowning is one of the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s, and it is characterized by agitation and confusion as the sun goes down during the afternoon and the evening. Home care experts have noted the symptom affects mainly those with advanced or mid-stage dementia. ... Read More