Bathing Alzheimer’s Patients – TIPS AND TECHNIQUES

November 13, 2017

Carole Larkin, a geriatric care manager for ThirdAge Services, knows that many caregivers want to “pull their hair out” when… Read More

Aricept Ranks Highest Among Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s

November 1, 2017

A new analysis that looked at four drugs currently approved to treat the mental decline of Alzheimer’s disease found that… Read More

Predicting Who Will Get Alzheimer’s

November 1, 2017

It’s practically impossible today to predict if older adults with memory problems will go on to develop full-blown Alzheimer’s disease.… Read More

Exercise Vigorously and Often to Boost Brain Health

October 17, 2017

A regular and rigorous exercise program can help to preserve memory and thinking skills in people over 50, a large… Read More

Personality Changes Are Not the Earliest Sign of Alzheimer’s

October 17, 2017

People with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia typically display troubling changes in behavior and personality. People may become… Read More

Creating Connections

October 9, 2017

Visual arts programming for people with Alzheimer’s disease flourishes By Karen Shugart Whether encouraged through the aid of professional art… Read More

Improving Sleep and Sundowning with Sunlight

October 9, 2017

By Margie Monin Dombrowski Sleep rejuvenates the body and mind, and is essential to maintaining overall well-being. Because Alzheimer’s negatively… Read More

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