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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia can start early. The problem is that they could be the symptoms of other diseases, as well. That is why you need to have a loved one checked early on, because an actual diagnosis takes some

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Checklist Preparing for Your Doctor's Visit

Checklist Preparing for Your Doctor's Visit

Checklist Preparing for Your Doctor’s Visit   Here is a checklist preparing for your doctor’s visit. This list was prepared by the Alzheimer’s Association   Fill out the information below to the best of your ability. Share it with your doctor. Be open and honest in answering any questions

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Seniors and Preschoolers – How Several Generations Can Interact to Make the Perfect Team

Seniors and Preschoolers – How Several Generations Can Interact to Make the Perfect Team
When seniors and preschoolers get together, one quickly notices the special bond that takes place in such a short time. Occasionally both will grin from ear-to-ear, and soon it's as if they have known each other for years. Seniors, who are in assisted living facilities and nursingRead more

Senior Health – Healthy Living Can Slow Cellular Signs of Aging

Senior Health – Healthy Living Can Slow Cellular Signs of Aging
The goal of healthy living is what many Americans strive for, but only some can maintain. Without good health, we can never accomplish our aspirations in life. Once we become seniors, staying healthy is more about having a great physique. Instead, it's about adding some extra yearsRead more

Senior Driving Safety – How Do I Encourage My Dad’s Friends To Stop Allowing Him to Drive?

Senior Driving Safety – How Do I Encourage My Dad’s Friends To Stop Allowing Him to Drive?

Question: How Do I Encourage My Dad’s Friends To Stop Allowing Him to Drive? Answer: When anyone discusses senior driving safety because of their declining mental or physical health, it raises a lot of questions. Naturally, we want what is right for our parents, and are always

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Person Centered Care – A Perfect Way to Treat Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

Person Centered Care – A Perfect Way to Treat Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

  Person Centered Care – A Perfect Way to Treat Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia   Person-centered care is a system and philosophy that looks at each individual and helps caregivers to come up with a better way to treat Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. The simple reasoning is

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Dementia or Mental Illness – The Difficulty in Finding a Proper Diagnosis in the Elderly

Dementia or Mental Illness – The Difficulty in Finding a Proper Diagnosis in the Elderly

Dementia or Mental Illness – The Difficulty in Finding a Proper Diagnosis in the Elderly   When some people think of dementia or mental illness, they assume it is one of the same. However, that just isn’t true. For the most part, dementia usually affects the elderly.

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Alzheimer’s Care-giving: Is it Time to Ask for Help?

Alzheimer’s Care-giving: Is it Time to Ask for Help?

Alzheimer’s Care-giving: Is it Time to Ask for Help?   Alzheimer’s care-giving is tough for anyone who attempts it. You must learn to be true to the person you are caring for, and you must be true to yourself. There might come a time when the caring

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6 Caregiving Tips When Traveling with the Elderly – How to Make Their Trip Safe and Enjoyable

Traveling with the elderly requires special medical needs and some extra planning to make the time safe. If you leave unprepared, you might spend the majority of your time feeling stressed and rushed from one place to another. If you follow some of the tips in this

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Senior Living – Make Your Home Look Less Like a Hospital

When it comes to senior living, you should make your home look less like a hospital. If you asked someone to visualize any home with a senior that someone was helping take care of, they would probably think of medicine, bed pans, and unpleasant smell. Now, if you

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