Category: Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
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More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
It should come as no surprise that the world of Alzheimer’s research and awareness is as big as it currently is.
When we think of Alzheimer’s disease, it isn’t uncommon to picture someone who, in the midst of conversing, forgets his or her train of thought, or has trouble remembering a recent event.
Many seniors are faced with a growing number of health problems as they age. One particularly concerning disease is Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a progressive, incurable, fatal disease that usually strikes the elderly but can occur in people as young as age 40.
Alzheimer's care and dementia care can be made less frustrating for the caregiver and the person being cared for with a better understanding of and respect for the feelings of confusion, agitation and anxiety experienced by a person with these conditions.
Needing to have a talk about Alzheimer's disease or memory loss with a parent can be a daunting task for many adult children. For seniors, the idea of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease can trigger fear, anxiety, or even grief.
Due to America’s growing number of seniors, many of whom are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and dementia, wandering is increasing.
Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, most often affecting people who have mid- and late-stage dementia.
Did you know that gradual decline in memory and cognitive function can be attributed to elevated blood pressure?
Learning how to find Alzheimer's care for a loved one in need is as simple as finding a local Comfort Keepers® office.