Alzheimer's Disease

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What to Watch For: Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Sadly, many seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease are undiagnosed because the symptoms of memory loss are often misjudged as a normal part of “getting old.” Unlike normal aging, where it’s common to forget things from time to time, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease completely disrupt a person’s daily life. In addition to memory loss, seniors living with Alzheimer’s experience a variety of cognitive and physical impairments that, as they progress, are far from typical.

9 Tips for Managing Memory Loss During the Holidays

9 Ideas for Managing Memory Loss During the Holidays

For most, the holiday season is a time they look forward to with excitement and nostalgia. However, if you are caring for a loved one with memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, this time of year may cause extra stress and anxiety. How will you manage the busy holiday schedule on top of your caregiving responsibilities? How can you make traditions meaningful for your loved one?

Tips on Educating the Family About Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Educate the Family About Alzheimer’s Disease

The life-altering effects of Alzheimer’s disease go far beyond the mind and body of the individual who is diagnosed. The changes in behavior, attitude and communication reach out and shock sons and daughters, spouses, grandchildren and siblings. The care for their physical and cognitive well-being weighs heavy on their family’s heart. As isolating as Alzheimer’s can be for its victims, it changes the lives of everyone involved.

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