Tag: Alzheimer’s treatments

Distinguishing Early Onset Alzheimer’s from “Senior Moments”

You altogether forgot about the doctor’s appointment scheduled for last week, misplaced your sunglasses for the umpteenth time, and cannot remember the name of your new neighbor for the life of you. Is all of this simply an ordinary part of growing older, or could it be early onset Alzheimer’s disease or another type of […]

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The Disease That Mimics Alzheimer’s in Older Adults: LATE

A senior who exhibits loss of memory, confusion, poor judgment, repetition, and difficulty with carrying out day to day activities has the telltale signs of Alzheimer’s disease, right? As a matter of fact, what seems like a clear-cut case of Alzheimer’s may in fact be a newly discovered dementia. 

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Managing Dementia with Incontinence

Dementia care calls for both empathy and creativity to deal with a number of complex behaviors and effects, and that’s particularly true with regards to incontinence, something that is extremely frequent in Alzheimer’s along with other types of dementia. These tried-and-true approaches are generally effective in decreasing the effect of incontinence and reducing an escalation […]

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