Dementia & Alzheimer's care

It can get heartbreaking for families to watch seniors struggling with the symptoms of dementia. Some symptoms of dementia such as anxiety, depression, or agitation can be debilitating but doll therapy can provide the right connection to soothe and comfort.  Seniors responding well to dolls believe that the doll is ...

You must be familiar with the day-to-day challenges and heartbreak caused by this illness if you are caring for seniors living with Alzheimer’s. It is a disease that starts with memory loss but may lead to the inability to carry out simple conversations and everyday activities.  Most people feel that ...

As seniors age, they are often troubled with plenty of health issues and complications. One such health issue seniors are prone to during old age is dementia and Alzheimer’s. The research conducted on Alzheimer’s and dementia reveals that eating the right foods in the right amount can delay the onset ...

The study conducted on Alzheimer’s disease reveals that nearly 5.8 Million people are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. This number will increase to around 14 Million in the coming years. The study also reveals that lifestyle plays a crucial role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.  Fortunately, seniors diagnosed with Alzheimer’s ...

Nearly 5.4 Million seniors are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. At present, Alzheimer’s disease among seniors is the only cause of death that has no cure, or treatment. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease due to which seniors tend to witness a decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning abilities.  Let us take ...

As such, there is no single Alzheimer’s test to determine whether the senior is suffering from Alzheimer’s or not. At present, Alzheimer’s disease among seniors is only confirmed after death by conducting an examination of brain tissue in an autopsy.  Still, doctors or medical professionals have some tests which can ...

Many families and seniors feel that dementia can easily be diagnosed by getting the test done. Unfortunately, there is no 100% accurate test to diagnose dementia among seniors. There are plenty of cases where dementia in seniors can only be confirmed with an autopsy.  It simply means that doctors often ...

The seniors dealing with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease tend to experience sleep issues which in turn poses a serious challenge to families and caregivers. The lack of sleep among seniors is the first thing that persuades families to think of putting seniors in a care facility. Many families visit the ...

One of the biggest challenges family members face while caring for seniors with dementia are outbursts of anger, agitation, and aggression. The cognitive decline among seniors with dementia can make them yell, make rude remarks, and turn violent. There are plenty of techniques using which, you can manage the aggression ...

Every three seconds, one or the other senior is diagnosed with dementia. Every senior has different risk factors. The risk factors in dementia include age and genetics which are difficult to change but some ways are using which, you can prevent seniors from dementia. Let us take note of all ...

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