Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’
What is The Best Way to Care for Someone with Alzheimer’s?
For those providing care to someone with Alzheimer’s, it can be a journey filled with hills and valleys. For some it can seem that each day presents a new set of challenges and changes in the person’s symptoms and behaviors. Alzheimer’s disease causes the person to slowly require assistance and guidance with most or all of his or her activities of daily living (ADL’s) such as, cooking, dressing appropriately for the weather, bathing, personally hygiene care, medication reminders, etc.Read More
Why Do People With Dementia Repeat Themselves?
Home Care Services, Melville, NY Dementia is a term used to describe a cognitive impairment. Dementia can cause a variety of symptoms including short-term memory loss, poor judgment, loss of language and verbal skills, and confusion with time and/or place. There are many forms of dementia including vascular dementia, Lewy Body dementia, frontotemporal, and Alzheimer’s…Read More
Managing Sundown Syndrome
Sundown Syndrome is a phenomenon that causes a person with dementia to become anxious, agitated, restless, and moody in the late afternoon or early evening when the sun starts to go down.Read More
Alzheimer’s Disease: Communication Tips and Local Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease: Communication Tips and Local Resources September is World Alzheimer’s Month and one of the biggest challenges of the disease for those afflicted and for those that provide care is communication. Alzheimer’s affects communication by causing the person to lose vocabulary, to forget the appropriate names of things and/or people, to lose the ability…Read More
Alzheimer’s Disease: Early Signs and What to do Next
What Are the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s and What to Do? Alzheimer’s disease has a way of making itself known in very subtle ways. Family members are often the first to notice when something seems off. Whether it’s the person’s short-term memory loss or mood changes, there are many ways that the signs of Alzheimer’s…Read More