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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 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
  • Keeping Seniors with Alzheimer’s Active and Engaged in Life Keeping Seniors with Alzheimer’s Active and Engaged in Life Just the thought of a senior loved one developing Alzheimer’s or dementia can be frightening. We have pretty much been told nowadays that Alzheimer’s reduces people down to nothing more than a shell of what they used to be. Family and caretakers often feel they have to just ... Read More