Tag Archives: nursing homes

Counseling and Support Benefits Alzheimer’s Caregivers Worldwide

A first-of-its-kind international trial of caregivers has shown that counseling and support services can benefit those who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease when that person is also taking a medication for the disease. Continue reading

Antipsychotics Pose Risks

Even Short-Term Use of Psychosis-Fighting Drugs Poses Dangers for Those With Alzheimer’s Continue reading

Antibiotics, Alzheimer’s and End-of-Life Care

People in the most advanced stages of Alzheimer’s disease most often live in nursing homes and are prone to respiratory infections, fevers and other ills… Continue reading

Therapy Pets Prove Soothing to People with Alzheimer’s

Therapy Pets Prove Soothing to People with Alzheimer’s Well-trained cats and dogs can be a big comfort for someone with dementia. Continue reading

Lifestyle Measures May Promote Sound Sleep in Alzheimer’s

Education, exercise, and sunshine showed benefits in study. Continue reading

U.S. Releases Data on Nursing Homes

People can now get quality indicators on all 17,000 nursing homes in the United States, a new government effort to give families tools to make better decisions for loved ones. Continue reading