Posts Tagged ‘alzheimer’s care’

HowToSupportAlzheimer'sCaregivers

Being a Successful Caregiver: Getting the Support You Need

Receiving the news that a loved has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia is often life-changing. As our population ages, more and more of us are faced with the difficult reality that our loved ones are experiencing increased memory impairment. Whether this is in the form of mild forgetfulness, often […]

TipsForAlzheimer'sCare

Tips For Using Alzheimer’s Characteristics For Better Care

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be devastating, since the disease causes individuals to forget names, places and faces. As difficult as providing Alzheimer’s care can be at times, there are characteristics of this disease that caregivers can actually use to decrease their own stress, according to The Huffington Post. Firstly, seniors with Alzheimer’s disease […]

DementiaMustBeGlobalPriority

Dementia Must Be a Global Health Priority

Landmark data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) in their first-ever report on the global impact of dementia: Dementia: A Public Health Priority show that around the world a new case of dementia occurs every four seconds. That is the equivalent of 7.7 million new cases each year. […]

Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Some Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer’s, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp at any news about aging, hoping that medical science […]