Social isolation is extremely harmful to seniors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and seniors were compelled to practice self isolation and social distancing. Older adults who have Alzheimer’s or dementia are especially susceptible to social-isolation and loneliness and the effects
The COVID-19 pandemic is a trying and daunting time for people of all ages, all over the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic proves to be somewhat unpredictable, people are being forced to stay home and practice social distancing. Social distancing
Daily routines can be challenging for those caregivers who live with dementia patients. Taking care of patients affected by dementia can be a difficult task because you must ensure their safety while providing activities that can be mentally stimulating for
Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about
Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's will definitely take some work, it is a commitment to keep your loved one healthy, happy, and safe while they face this condition. While there is no proper cure for
Signs of Cognitive Issues
is critical to notice when your loved one is acting differently and
demonstrating an array of problems with their cognitive health. We’ve
identified the red flags to look for in your loved ones who may be experiencing
What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common.
Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by toxic changes in the brain. Therefore, it largely impairs memory and judgment, although motor skills may also be affected when brain signals meant to control muscles are damaged.
Getting dressed can become a struggle for both
Did you know that November is the National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? But even if it’s still months away, everyone must be aware of it. Not only that it’s apparent to most seniors and golden-aged individuals, but there is
Learning how to communicate better with somebody with dementia is the key to avoiding conflict. Improved communication between you and your loved one allows for the relationship to remain as healthy and functional as possible. While their memory and capacity