Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

Help for One of the Top Dementia Challenges: Refusal to Change Clothes

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia requires creativity, patience, and empathy, the ability to step outside of your own reasoning and logic and understand why particular dementia challenges are occurring, and then to know how to effectively manage them. That’s certainly the case with a senior who refuses to change […]

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One of the Most Challenging Dementia Behaviors and How to Help

Awkwardness. Discomfort. Disbelief. Shame. Many of these feelings can cycle through a family caregiver’s heart when a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease displays disinhibited dementia behaviors, such as: Tactless or rude comments Unacceptable sexual remarks or advances Removal of clothes at improper times And other socially unacceptable actions

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The Accidental Discovery That’s Curing Mice of Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine who thought they were examining connective tissue cell protein got quite a surprise when they alternatively discovered a therapy to eliminate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in mice. Not just that, but the treatment could be beneficial in various conditions that call for the need to […]

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