Alzheimer's

Early Signs of Dementia

Early Signs of Dementia

What to Look For: Early Signs of Dementia Since dementia usually comes on gradually, it's easy to miss the early indicators. Plus, some types of dementia start damaging a person's brain long before any symptoms appear. For example, preclinical Alzheimer's is a stage that can last a decade or more without any obvious hint of...


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dementia-progresses

What happens as Dementia Progresses

As people approach the more advanced dementia stages, they become more like strangers to those who know and love them. Their personalities often change significantly, making their family members feel robbed and heartbroken. And they become unable to perform activities of daily living without assistance. Eventually, their minds and bodies fail entirely. During Mid-stage Dementia...


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Types of Dementia

Other Forms of Dementia

There are other forms of Dementia besides Alzheimer's. Some prominent ones are discussed below: Vascular Dementia Vascular dementia is another prevalent form of dementia. But many people with vascular dementia also have Alzheimer's disease. With medication and lifestyle changes, you can treat vascular dementia and slow down its progression. However, the damage that's already done cannot...


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Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Do you know which dementia stages are associated with significant personality changes? How about which types of dementia cause hallucinations? Did you know that there are other forms of dementia besides Alzheimer's disease? Here's why it's important to educate yourself about dementia: Prevention, in many cases, may be possible. And for anyone already showing symptoms,...


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How Music Therapy Benefits Alzheimer’s Patients

Music and Memory: Musical intervention provides therapeutic effects for patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease because music elicits feelings and memories. Musical therapies have been demonstrated to reduce agitation, improve communication, and improve caregiver relationships in patients. Dementia is a broad word that refers to the loss of memory and cognitive ability that occurs as a...


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Healthy Lifestyle

3 Healthy Lifestyle Choices To Slow Down Alzheimers’

Did you know that you can adopt a lifestyle that might help you prevent or delay the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease? Here are three ways to adopt healthy lifestyle choices that may prevent or slow Alzheimer’s. Get regular exercise: A growing amount of research seems to indicate regular exercise might help you avoid Alzheimer’s. Talk...


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5 Steps To Staying Mentally Sharp And Preventing Alzheimer's

5 Steps To Staying Mentally Sharp And Preventing Alzheimer’s

Did you step into your kitchen and forget what you needed there? Or perhaps that perfect punchline to the joke you’re sharing with a friend suddenly eludes you. You may be wondering if these brain short-circuits are normal or if they’re something you need to worry about. Alzheimer’s disease is a feared condition that’s linked...


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Sleep Problems in People with Alzheimer’s

Here are some tips that may help caregivers manage sleep problems in people with Alzheimer’s Exercise is important each day, limit naps, and make sure the person gets enough rest at night. Being overly tired can increase late-afternoon and nighttime restlessness. Plan activities that use more energy early in the day. For example, try...


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Sleep Issues in People with Alzheimer’s

Tips to help caregivers manage sleep problems in people with Alzheimer's  Exercise is important each day, limit naps, and make sure the person gets enough rest at night. Being overly tired can increase late-afternoon and nighttime restlessness. Plan activities that use more energy early in the day. For example, try bathing in the morning...


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