Alzheimer's Disease

Mealtime and Memory Loss: Maintaining Nutrients in Loved Ones with Dementia

Mealtime and Memory Loss

For those living with memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, activities that we usually take for granted turn into daily challenges. Declining cognitive functioning can make it difficult for those with Alzheimer’s to pick up utensils, communicate their preferences or even chew and swallow while eating. Unfortunately, the difficulties that occur at the dinner table make it hard to maintain the level of nutrients seniors need to stay well.

Tips for Planning Engaging Activities for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

Tips for Celebrating Life with Alzheimer’s

Engaging Those with Alzheimer’s Through Everyday Activities

For those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, finding ways to entertain and engage their loved one can often be a struggle. As the disease progresses and the person’s skills and abilities slowly diminish, they could be silently suffering from feelings of worthlessness or isolation, or they may express feelings of frustration through displaying “difficult” behavior.

Tips for Understanding the Difference of Purpose-Built Memory Care Communities

Tips on Using Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s

The Importance of Purpose-Built Memory Care Communities

With the increasing population of adults age 65 and older, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are becoming more and more prevalent. There’s never been a greater need for memory care than there is today. More importantly, there’s never been a greater need to take care of our aging population with the kind of specialized support and dignity they deserve.

9 Caregiver Tips on Using Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s

As Alzheimer’s progresses, it becomes harder for those living with the disease to communicate their thoughts and feelings to those around them. Language troubles and difficult behaviors caused by cognitive decline can leave a person with Alzheimer’s isolated from family, friends and caregivers. Against these odds, though, families have discovered an evidence-based, accessible tool to continue making connections with their loved ones: music.

Tips for Handling Changing Environments for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Tips for Detecting 5 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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