Alzheimer’s and Sleep Issues: How to Support Your Loved One

Sleep disturbances can bring a whole new set of challenges for people living with Alzheimer’s.  The lack of restful sleep can lead to more naps during the day and less ability to engage in activities.  It can also affect the person’s moods and willingness to do their daily living activities such as personal hygiene, taking medications, eating meals, etc. 

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Why Do People With Dementia Repeat Themselves?

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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…

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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.

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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: 6 Practical Tips

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Home Care Agency, Long Island: Whether your loved has been newly diagnosed or has been afflicted with dementia for many years, there is one thing that remains the same; each day is unpredictable.  Family members often say, ‘what worked yesterday no longer works today’.  Dementia affects each individual differently and while there are many common…

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