30 10, 2019

6 Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease You Should Know

By |2019-10-31T13:38:04-07:00October 30th, 2019|

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month It’s been estimated that 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. As of now, it is the only one of the common causes of death that has no cure, effective treatment or prevention. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. [...]

28 09, 2018

Living With Alzheimer’s

By |2018-10-29T17:43:12-07:00September 28th, 2018|

Alzheimer’s patients often cover up so well that even adult children or siblings may see a totally different side when they visit or call. Yet, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, can be an all-consuming 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week challenge. Anna first began to notice when her husband, Peter, began to show some difficulty recalling words. [...]

12 06, 2017

Managing Your Care When Caring for Others

By |2017-06-12T09:52:09-07:00June 12th, 2017|

Caregivers who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia should manage their stress to prevent burnout and keep their caregiving optimism high What is Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease? Dementia is an umbrella term for memory loss and other mental abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes [...]

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