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.
Category: Alzheimer’s & Dementia
The reasons for this decline may be related to higher educational levels.
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With limited home-care services available and no room at the long-term-care facility, many end up, by default, in hospital.
More than anything, the grief or loss I feel is in the form of loneliness.
Reiki and other touch and energy therapies significantly aid dementia patients and their caregivers in several areas.
The issues surrounding dementia and alcohol are becoming more prevalent as our society ages.
Research shows that weight loss occurs frequently in the early stage of dementia and becomes more pronounced as the illness progresses.