Tag: Dementia

5 Easily Avoidable Alzheimer’s Triggers

While there are particular commonalities, Alzheimer’s disease affects each individual differently. Our highly trained dementia caregivers know, for example, that while one individual may take pleasure in being outside, someone else might be overloaded by so much sensory input and prefer a tranquil indoor environment. Someone may love a morning bath routine, while a measure […]

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Women and Dementia: Why the Risk Is Higher

Scientists are at long last starting to get a handle on the imbalance between Alzheimer’s diagnoses in females and men. Generally, approximately 2/3 of people with Alzheimer’s in the U.S. are female, and as researchers start to better understand the particular nuances behind the pattern of women and dementia, we are able to begin to […]

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Flying Solo Caring for a Family Member With Dementia? We Have Solutions.

While countless older adults are dealing with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease, an even greater number of people are struggling with caring for a family member with dementia. Surprisingly, nearly 75% of family caretakers are managing their senior loved ones’ dementia care needs alone, with only 26% reaching out for professional care assistance.

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Lessons in How to Best Help Your Loved One Experiencing Dementia

In some cases, the most beneficial lessons in life arise through experiencing them firsthand; yet the information we are able to glean from those who have walked the same path before us is invaluable. If you’re providing care for someone you care about with a dementia diagnosis and feeling a bit overwhelmed in this uncharted […]

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