Alzheimer’s Disease

Managing Meds for Patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Sometimes it can seem like a cruel irony: the elderly, particularly those suffering from dementia, senility or Alzheimer’s disease, are often both most in need of medication and most likely to take those medications incorrectly. Mistakes with prescriptions can result in illness and even death, so proper med management for seniors with senility issues is […]

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Alzheimer’s Care: Why you should encourage old people to play memory games

The idea of getting Alzheimer’s Disease seems a terrible thought for anyone whose parents have already reached the age of 60. Even for young ones like us, the idea of completely forgetting your relatives or friends for the rest of your senior life is a total nightmare. While we try to keep our parents and […]

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Alzheimer’s Care 101: How to Take Care of your Caregiver

When caring for old and sickly people, nobody does a better job at this than the caregiver. Of course, that’s what they are paid to do but if you think about it, it’s not easy being a caregiver. And with my experience, it’s not being easy being a caregiver of a patient who has Alzheimer’s […]

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Brain Food: Eating Right to Fight Alzheimer’s

We’re all familiar with the concept of  “superfoods,” but few people actually know why some foods are so much better than others. Fewer still know that some foods have a direct effect on the brain, reducing inflammation, facilitating communication between cells, and building new neural pathways. Here are some of the best foods to keep […]

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Five Lifestyle Changes that May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

It is estimated that more than five million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease, which, according the National Institute on Aging, could very well triple by the year 2025. However, the amount of people that the disease affects far exceeds this millions of family members’ lives are consumed by what is often referred […]

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