This article was originally posted on APlaceForMom.com Mid-to-late stage dementia often presents a variety of challenging behavioral problems. This discussion of common symptoms may help prepare you toRead More . . .
This article was originally shared on Harvard Health Publishing. The shift from this condition to dementia is not necessarily inevitable. Will I get dementia? That common question takes on urgency if youRead More . . .
Nearly every night of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis. Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a while, we become almost entirely paralyzed.Read More . . .
I just read a very startling statement in an article at Great Care: “Alzheimer’s is the only disease among the top 10 causes of death in America that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.” That’sRead More . . .
Among Americans, age 71 and older, 16% of women have Alzheimer’s or dementia compared with 11% of men, according to the Alzheimer’s Association 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. The differencesRead More . . .
We aren’t born knowing how to communicate with a person with dementia—but we can learn. Improving your communication skills will help make caregiv-ing less stressful and will likely improve the qualityRead More . . .