Alzheimer and Dementia Patients Are Highly Sensitive To Their Environment

A soothing, calming atmosphere is helpful for everybody. For a person with dementia, it can help minimize their confusion and help them to concentrate and rest. There are a number of factors you should consider when creating the perfect environment for a person living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Noise or Silence – Sound, including background Read More

How to Make a Hospital Stay Easier for Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

Since physical problems increase with age, the likelihood of hospitalization also increases. If your loved one has Alzheimer’s or Dementia a hospitalization can be disruptive and frightening. Keep in mind that hospitals are not typically well-designed for patients with dementia, in many cases, hospital staff have limited training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias which Read More

Something as simple as walking can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

According to CBS News – Sunday Morning which aired August 7, 2016 – almost anybody — even as late as their 70s or 80s — can not only cheat old age but may also substantially reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia by doing something as simple as walking. “What we’ve noticed with two decades Read More

Does Your Path lead to Dementia?

Worrying about Getting Dementia If you are a family caregiver for a parent who has Dementia or Alzheimer’s, it’s not uncommon to worry, “How will I know if I have dementia?” In fact, for some caregivers, it’s a constant fear because we’ve all heard that if someone in your family is diagnosed with dementia, then Read More