Alzheimer's and Dementia

Expert advice and tested tips for the 15 million Americans who are providing Alzheimer’s care and dementia care. Learn how to spot the warning signs, handle…
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It's almost that time of the year again. While some people look forward to an extra hour of sleep, dementia patients and dementia caregivers may have a more difficult time adapting to daylight savings. Daylight, Dementia, Behavior, Daylight Savings, Daylight Savings Time, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's And Dementia, Dementia Caregivers
Daylight Saving Time Can Trigger Sundowning Behaviors
It's almost that time of the year again. While some people look forward to an extra hour of sleep, dementia patients and dementia caregivers may have a more difficult time adapting to daylight savings.
"When a senior develops Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it impacts their whole family—even the youngest members." Read these tips on how to explain Alzheimer's to children. Children, Couple Photos, Grandma And Grandpa, Explained, Development, American, Disease, Alzheimer's Disease
Explaining Alzheimer’s to a Child
"When a senior develops Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it impacts their whole family—even the youngest members." Read these tips on how to explain Alzheimer's to children.
I see Mum fading in and out of reality, sometimes recognizing the severity of her illness and other times not even realizing something is wrong. All I can do is go through the motions with her. Mental Health, Parents, Aging Parents, Aging, Aging Population, Caregiver, Parenting
Behavior Changes and the Progression of Dementia
I see Mum fading in and out of reality, sometimes recognizing the severity of her illness and other times not even realizing something is wrong. All I can do is go through the motions with her.
For the last ten years, Mum and I have been navigating a different kind of relationship. Things turn into a kind of dance with dementia, and sometimes it’s awfully hard. You Know Where, Did You Know, Relationship, Messages, Turn Ons, Adventure Inspiration, Life, Kinds Of Dance
Navigating Dementia is Hard Stuff
For the last ten years, Mum and I have been navigating a different kind of relationship. Things turn into a kind of dance with dementia, and sometimes it’s awfully hard.
For dementia patients, “home” is more than just a place where they had once lived. It’s a sense of love and safety that stems from their surroundings. Ideas, Birdhouses, Gardening, Diy, Birdhouses Bird Feeders, Bird Feeders, Bird House, Garden Birdhouses, Bird Houses
Home is All About Heart, Especially for the Elderly
For dementia patients, “home” is more than just a place where they had once lived. It’s a sense of love and safety that stems from their surroundings.
Younger generations are surprisingly insightful and adaptive when it comes to handling forgetfulness and dementia-related behaviors. See what techniques this teenager uses to continue spending quality time with his grandmother. Ronda Rousey, Aikido, Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Judo, Muay Thai, Memory Care
5 Dementia Tips from a Grandson
Younger generations are surprisingly insightful and adaptive when it comes to handling forgetfulness and dementia-related behaviors. See what techniques this teenager uses to continue spending quality time with his grandmother.
Individuals living with Alzheimer’s often experience sleep issues, and if they’re not sleeping well, neither are you. Use these expert tips to help everyone in your household get some much-needed shut-eye. Maine Coon, Cat Sleeping, Cute Cats, Cats, Feline, Purebred Cats, Gatos, Pure Bred, Sleep Disorders
Alzheimer’s and Sleep Disorders: Expert Answers to 6 Common Questions
Individuals living with Alzheimer’s often experience sleep issues, and if they’re not sleeping well, neither are you. Use these expert tips to help everyone in your household get some much-needed shut-eye.
When someone with dementia is unaware of their cognitive impairment, others may not know how to interact with them. Learn from experienced caregivers how to cope with a loved one’s lack of awareness and adapt everyday activities to minimize confusion and frustration. Fruit, Technology, Spine Health, Oxymoron, Stages Of Shock, Tech, Reflection Photography, Denial
Anosognosia: When Dementia Patients Can’t Recognize Their Impairment
When someone with dementia is unaware of their cognitive impairment, others may not know how to interact with them. Learn from experienced caregivers how to cope with a loved one’s lack of awareness and adapt everyday activities to minimize confusion and frustration.
Dementia expert, Teepa Snow, shares techniques for responding to commonly repeated phrases and minimizing the frustration that families often experience when dealing with this symptom. Record Players, Old Things, Stock Photos, Record Player, Old Record Player, Olds, Health Quotes
Dementia Repetition & Garrulity: How to Handle Dementia Communication Cycles
Dementia expert, Teepa Snow, shares techniques for responding to commonly repeated phrases and minimizing the frustration that families often experience when dealing with this symptom.
Sundown syndrome can happen year round, but during autumn and winter, the effects can be magnified due to shorter days and darker weather. Make sure you are aware of the causes and signs as well as the treatments for this complication of dementia. Outdoor, Country Roads, Jardim, Botanica, Farmland, Road, The Meadows, Beautiful Wall, Autumn Photography
Sundown Syndrome Can Worsen During Fall and Winter Months
Sundown syndrome can happen year round, but during autumn and winter, the effects can be magnified due to shorter days and darker weather. Make sure you are aware of the causes and signs as well as the treatments for this complication of dementia.
The important factors that increase risk of Alzheimer's - age, family history and heredity can't be changed, but emerging evidence suggests there may be other factors we can influence. Wealth Tax, Income Tax, Salary, Buy Bitcoin, Capital Gain, Equity, Find A Job, Remote Jobs, Income
Caregiving Topics & Elder Care Resource Guide
The important factors that increase risk of Alzheimer's - age, family history and heredity can't be changed, but emerging evidence suggests there may be other factors we can influence.
In honor of World Alzheimer's Day ~ “Love is not a memory, it’s a feeling in the heart and soul; never to be forgotten. This disease can take away almost everything, but not the love.” --Michele, an Alzheimer’s caregiver Download your free Alzheimer’s Caregiving Guide to discover insights from caregivers and patients: http://www.agingcare.com/eBook/Alzheimers Love Your Parents, Getting Old, Hold My Hand, Truths, Absolutely, Signs Of Dementia, Elderly
The Caregiver's Resource Library
In honor of World Alzheimer's Day ~ “Love is not a memory, it’s a feeling in the heart and soul; never to be forgotten. This disease can take away almost everything, but not the love.” --Michele, an Alzheimer’s caregiver Download your free Alzheimer’s Caregiving Guide to discover insights from caregivers and patients: http://www.agingcare.com/eBook/Alzheimers
Sundowner's Syndrome, or sundowning, in people with Alzheimer's disease causes sadness, agitation and fear during sunrise or sunset. Nature, Twilight Saga, People, Alzheimer Care, Understanding Dementia
Understanding and Minimizing Sundowning in Dementia Patients
Sundowner's Syndrome, or sundowning, in people with Alzheimer's disease causes sadness, agitation and fear during sunrise or sunset.
Choosing a new home for an elderly parent with dementia requires some additional research. It is important for caregivers to keep in mind… - AgingCare.com Elderly Care, Caregiver Services, Elderly Parents, Assisted Living, Senior Care Services, Senior Care, Nursing Care
Senior Housing Options for Dementia Patients
Choosing a new home for an elderly parent with dementia requires some additional research. It is important for caregivers to keep in mind… - AgingCare.com
I recently found out the hard way that a vacation with a dementia patient isn't much of a vacation- AgingCare.com Amigurumi Patterns, Insurance Company, Insurance Policy, Caregiver Resources, Group Insurance, Guaranteed Life Insurance, Life Insurance Companies, Life Insurance Policy
Traveling with a Dementia Patient Can be Trying
I recently found out the hard way that a vacation with a dementia patient isn't much of a vacation- AgingCare.com