Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
External aids can help to jog memory during early stages. Reminders about where things are, saftey measures to take and seeing a friendly face or place can mean the difference in preventing harm, agitation and further confusion.
Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms.
Sent to the asylum: The Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety
For those of you with a pint-sized family member at home, you may have heard of the latest baby toy trend — sensory bags. Children (and adults, for that matter) learn best when they engage the senses. By exposing babies to different textures, colors, or s
12 Engaging Activities for Seniors with Dementia: Reduce Agitation and Boost Mood