15Dec, 2015

9 Photo Reminiscence Tips to Boost Alzheimer’s Affected Memory

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In the United States, there are more than five million Americans afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. This progressive degenerative disorder is listed  within the top 10 as the only cause of death which cannot be cured, slowed or prevented. Alzheimer’s disease is a serious form of dementia and or brain disorder which causes significant cognitive changes and affects many aspects of daily living, particularly those utilizing memory. Not all memory loss is indicative of this disease. Examples that may point to Alzheimer’s include frequently forgetting entire chunks of conversations and forgetting names […]
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25Sep, 2015

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

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Part One of this article discussed the first five early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, Read on for the last five signs. 6. Impaired Judgment Warning Signs: Changes in judgment or suddenly demonstrating poor decision- making skills may indicate signs of Alzheimer’s disease. There are many ways to demonstrate poor judgment, some examples may include inappropriate dress, such as wearing slippers to run errands, or snow boots in the summer. Additionally, someone with Alzheimer’s might use poor judgment with finances, such as spending large amounts of money on sweepstakes or telemarketing, or by saying inappropriate things or […]
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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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