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Bath Time For Your Alzheimer’s Patient

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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....

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Tips for Keeping Loved Ones with Dementia Safe on Halloween

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Halloween is right around the corner. It’s important to keep our loved ones with dementia in on the fun. However, there are unique problems Halloween can present to them. Because of this, it’s importa...

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Disorders that Mimic Dementia Symptoms

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The major symptoms of dementia include memory loss and cognitive decline. However, these symptoms can appear in other disorders that are much more treatable than Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Below ...

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An Overview of Vascular Dementia

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Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of dementia, but many may not be aware of what it is. The term refers to cognitive problems resulting from brain damage caused by impaired blood flow ...

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The Differences Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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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...

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Understanding and Dealing with Dementia Behaviors

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Dementia deteriorates the brain. With this deterioration comes unusual behaviors. The changes can be difficult for family and friends. While dealing with these behaviors there are some things to keep ...

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Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Dementia

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Dealing with dementia is never an easy thing. This is especially true when trying to communicate with someone who has it. The disorder makes it harder for the person to understand and deliver messages...

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The Importance of Early Recognition

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  According to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, an estimated 1.3 million Americans have Lewy body dementia. It is currently the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. ...

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Dealing with Delusions and Cognitive Disorders

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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...

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Is There a Link Between Blood Sugar and Dementia?

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A study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that higher blood glucose levels may increase the likelihood of dementia. This statement holds true even for those who do not ha...

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