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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 Defuse Anger in a Senior with Alzheimer's How to Defuse Anger in a Senior with Alzheimer's If you are a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, you already know that it can be difficult for them to appropriately express anger. So, what to do when that anger seems to be spewed at you? Read on. What is the Root of the Anger? It’s not uncommon ... 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
  • Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and How to Prepare Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and How to Prepare If you have a senior loved one who has dementia, then you already know what a job it is to provide proper care for them. When they also have Alzheimer’s Disease, you are looking at even more complex care. Many families can’t put their own lives on hold to be there for the ... Read More
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