An expert at Rutgers University’s Care2Caregivers helpline shares tips on how families can celebrate the holidays with loved ones suffering from an illness that affects memory.
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“Music is life, and life is music,” says musician Jill Kulchar. In this video, she helps us understand how music can help caregivers restore, rejuvenate and relax.
The reasons for this decline may be related to higher educational levels.
Caregivers are susceptible to stress, anxiety and fatigue, society executive director Diane MacDougall said. That’s in part due to a lack of communication in the health care system, she said.
One of the most complex and perplexing conditions that I have seen in those 65 and older is delirium.
Article courtesy of Folks, an online magazine dedicated to telling the stories of remarkable people who refuse to be defined by their health issues Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, explains why we shouldn’t try to capture the people we love in a freeze-frame, even at the end of their lives. Lori La Bey … Continued
Caregiver burnout is no joking matter, or is it?
A new study suggests that a vaccine for Alzheimer”s could become a reality in as little as five years.
Medical advances have afforded us one of the greatest success stories in human history: Immunizations.
Do you agree with these “facts”?