Slow Down The Chances of Developing Alzheimer’s

About 1 in 10 people over the age of 65 will develop Alzheimer’s disease. And the older you get; your odds go up. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but studies have recently shown that there are lifestyle choices that you can make, that will reduce your risk factors. Here are 10 ways that […]

Meal Tips for Alzheimer & Dementia Patients

It’s hard enough sometimes trying to figure out dinner plans for a family of four, let along getting everyone to sit down to enjoy it. How about when your family includes someone who with Alzheimer’s or Dementia? It’s not always easy for someone suffering from this disease to enjoy meal time, especially with symptoms of […]

The Three Faces of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Three Faces of Alzheimer’s Disease

Many are aware of the seven stages of Alzheimer’s and the symptoms associated with each.  However, there are also three classifications, or types, used to diagnosis the disease: Early-onset Alzheimer’s; Late-onset Alzheimer’s; and Familial Alzheimer’s. The majority of patients living with Alzheimer’s experience confusion, memory loss, trouble making decisions, and increasing difficulty performing simple daily […]

Alzheimer’s Aggression:  Causes and Management

Alzheimer’s Aggression: Causes and Management

Sadly, aggressive behavior in Alzheimer’s patients is fairly common. Over time, behavior that includes cursing, hitting, grabbing, kicking, pushing, throwing objects, scratching, screaming, biting, even making strange noises, can turn loved ones into strangers. Alzheimer’s aggression is one of the primary reasons people decide to move a loved one to a nursing home. No one […]