Alzheimer's and Dementia
Expert advice and tested tips for the 15 million Americans who are providing Alzheimer’s care and dementia care. Learn how to spot the warning signs, handle…
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Daylight Saving Time Can Trigger Sundowning Behaviors
It's almost that time of the year again. While some people look forward to an extra hour of sleep, dementia patients and dementia caregivers may have a more difficult time adapting to daylight savings.
Explaining Alzheimer’s to a Child
"When a senior develops Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it impacts their whole family—even the youngest members." Read these tips on how to explain Alzheimer's to children.
Anosognosia: When Dementia Patients Can’t Recognize Their Impairment
When someone with dementia is unaware of their cognitive impairment, others may not know how to interact with them. Learn from experienced caregivers how to cope with a loved one’s lack of awareness and adapt everyday activities to minimize confusion and frustration.
Sundown Syndrome Can Worsen During Fall and Winter Months
Sundown syndrome can happen year round, but during autumn and winter, the effects can be magnified due to shorter days and darker weather. Make sure you are aware of the causes and signs as well as the treatments for this complication of dementia.
The Caregiver's Resource Library
In honor of World Alzheimer's Day ~ “Love is not a memory, it’s a feeling in the heart and soul; never to be forgotten. This disease can take away almost everything, but not the love.” --Michele, an Alzheimer’s caregiver Download your free Alzheimer’s Caregiving Guide to discover insights from caregivers and patients: http://www.agingcare.com/eBook/Alzheimers
Senior Housing Options for Dementia Patients
Choosing a new home for an elderly parent with dementia requires some additional research. It is important for caregivers to keep in mind… - AgingCare.com