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Tag: Dementia

Did You Know There Are 4 Types of Alzheimer’s?

For decades, experts have examined the development of Alzheimer’s through a single basic model, even though not all Alzheimer’s diagnoses present with the same symptoms and progression. Contact our Alzheimer’s care experts at (213) 383-2273 to learn more about how we can help with Alzheimer’s care!

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Understanding the Way Dementia Progresses

One of the first questions in most people’s minds when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is exactly what can be expected in the weeks, months, and years to come. We know that the unmistakable sign of dementia is the increasing decline in cognitive abilities and also the skills required […]

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Lucidity in Late-Stage Dementia: What It’s Teaching Us

Even as confusion and memory loss escalate during the advancement of dementia, there’s a fascinating and pleasant reprieve that often occurs. Formerly termed “terminal lucidity,” it is more frequently referred to now as “paradoxical lucidity.” It signifies a sudden, short-term return of clarity to an almost pre-dementia state of mind. The effects of lucidity in […]

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The Benefits of an Alzheimer’s Memory Book for Older Adults

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss Memories are the glue that bind together our past experiences with who we are today; and for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease, confusion surrounding these memories can have a serious impact. One of our goals to help […]

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Differentiating Alzheimer’s and Forgetfulness

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 the link between early onset Alzheimer’s disease and forgetfulness be […]

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