16Aug, 2017

Benefits of Music therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are difficult conditions that make it hard for people to communicate and participate in many everyday activities. Very often, people who suffer from these illnesses have difficulty with words and verbal communication. Music therapy is often an effective way to reach such people, giving them a non-verbal way to communicate. Both listening to music and playing instruments provide Alzheimer’s and dementia patients with a rewarding and creative outlet. Let’s look at some of the benefits of music therapy for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. How Music Therapy […]
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26Apr, 2017

5 Memory Improving Techniques for Seniors

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  As people age, one common complaint is memory loss. This isn’t only true of seniors who suffer from illnesses such as dementia. Many seniors find that their memories deteriorate over time. There are certain ways to prevent, minimize, or even reverse this problem. Learn about 5 memory improving techniques that can be used for seniors and improve their well-being! 1. Challenge the Brain In some ways, the brain is like a muscle; the more it’s used, the stronger it gets. One problem that many older adults face is that they […]
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8Sep, 2015

10 Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, Part One

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This article is Part One of a two part series. Check back next week to read Part Two. As people age, it is normal to encounter a certain degree of memory problems. However, people affected by Alzheimer’s symptoms tend to express more problematic and debilitating behaviors then simple memory lapses. People with Alzheimer’s Disease, or another form of dementia, typically experience memory loss, changes in behavior, and a decline in functioning severe enough to disrupt their daily life. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are several common symptoms that may […]
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17Jan, 2015

Caring of Alzheimer Patients Living In Home

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Alzheimer’s Disease affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. It is important that people understand how to take care of Alzheimer patients when they are living in the home. The reason for this is because many times people that are in the early stages of the disease may not want to leave their home for professional care. They may not need to have much help other than having reminders posted around the home. Loved ones may not wish to allow their family member to spend their last days in a crowded […]
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