Alzheimer's Disease

Tips on Reminiscence Therapy: How It Helps Loved Ones with Memory Loss Reconnect with Life

Reminiscence Therapy: A Proven Way to Reach Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Experts in the field of memory impairment recognize several forms of “holistic therapy” today as credible forms of treatment for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Various studies have demonstrated that social engagement activities that use music, art, pets and reminiscing about the happiest times in life can be highly beneficial. These unique therapies reduce loved ones’ stress and agitation and also promote a sense of calm and connectedness with the world around them.

Tips on the Healing Value of Art for Loved Ones with Memory Loss

Art Therapy and Alzheimer’s: How to Paint a Picture of Well-Being for Your Loved One

Tips on Managing the Family Dynamics of Alzheimer’s Disease

Why Alzheimer’s Disease Is a Family Affair

Experts in memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia tell us that the progressive condition not only affects the loved one living with the disorder but also the entire family unit. The impact on families can be so extensive that primary caregivers are sometimes called “the second victims of Alzheimer’s” and families are referred to as “the invisible patients.”

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