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
To celebrate National Safe at Home Week, Griswold Home Care has developed a visual snapshot of the common, yet serious safety issues that impact people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families / professional caregivers.
The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.
“Sundowning”, “sundown syndrome”, or “sundowner syndrome” are simply different designations for the same condition. Sundowning is not a disease. It is a symptom of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, particularly vascular and mixed dementia. It seems to occu