Bath Time For Your Alzheimer’s Patient

bathing with alzheimers

Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is one of the most difficult things you can do. Bathing an Alzheimer’s patient can be particularly challenging. It involves a lot of energy, time and patience....


As The Primary Care Giver for an Alzheimer’s Patient, How Can I Get a Break?


Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s is a huge responsibility and very time consuming. It can bring a lot of stress, frustration and more. You devote all your time to your loved one and don&...


Tips for Calming Agitated Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s


Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be stressful. This is especially so when the loved one is agitated. Agitation can lead to aggressive behavior such as hitting, screaming, or cursing. These ...


The Differences Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia


Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably. This leads to inaccurate thinking about both conditions. That, in turn, can lead to confusion when speaking with healthcare professiona...


An Eye test for Alzheimer’s?


Research is ongoing into Alzheimer’s detection. This is important because early detection leads to early intervention. This intervention can mitigate the damage the disorder does to the brain, thus en...


Dealing with Delusions and Cognitive Disorders


Alzheimer’s and dementia are disorders that effect how people perceive the world. Many people associate memory loss problems with these disorders. While that is true, these disorders can bring about o...


Run From Alzheimer Disease

When it comes to reducing the risk for Alzheimer disease, exercise is the best policy. While reading, crossword puzzles, and eating healthy are important in our overall well-being, the one thing that ...

All You Need is Love

People living with a partner in mid-life (mean age 50.4) are at less risk of developing Alzheimers and dementia when they reach their 60s and 70s than single, separated, or widowed people. Thats accor...

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