Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
A bunch of things to know about dementia Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimers dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.
The Longest Day is the Alzheimer's Association's event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care and research. I will be raising money in support of my grandfather! Please donate whatever you can :)
A bunch of things to know about dementia 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment
There are several different types of dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease being the most common. When thinking about the progression of dementia, it is useful to categorize the disease trajectory into mild, moderate, and severe stages. While different individuals will have unique experiences in each stage, understanding what to expect along the way can be helpful for care planning. #infographic #alzheimers #dementia #elderlycare #caregiving #aging #mentalhealth #healthyaging #health…
Six Tips for Dementia and Alzheimer's Care at Home (full article) #Alzheimers #dementia #caregiving http://www.saintelizabeth.com/Health-Info/Health-Resources/Dementia-and-Alzheimers-Disease/Six-Tips-for-Dementia-and-Alzheimer-s-Care-at-Home.aspx #elderlycaredementia #alzheimerscare
Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 Activities For Late-Stage