Dec 2015

Gardening May Improve Flexibility and Coordination in Those with Alzheimer's Disease

With spring finally arriving, it’s the perfect time to explore the positive effects of gardening for those with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Not only does gardening provide a positive leisurely…

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Tips for Explaining Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease to Children

If you are a family caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), whether your loved one is in the advanced stages or has early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, explaining such a complicated…

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Skin Care Tips for Those with Alzheimer's Disease

It’s no secret that our skin changes progressively with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as plump and smooth as it once did. Not only does the appearance of the skin change, it…

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Preventing Hospitalization for those with Alzheimer’s Disease

As we have discussed in previous articles, falls prevention is a vital aspect of caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but there are many other important factors to learn about…

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7 Challenges for Long Distance Caregivers

If you are a long distance caregiver for a friend or family member with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you may already know what a challenge it can be to manage care from afar. Many long distance caregivers…

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Easter Holiday for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

If you are caregiver of a friend or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you may already know how challenging holidays can be. Here are some tips to help you plan a stress free day this Easter: •Don’t…

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Tips on Avoiding Scams Targeting the Elderly-Part I

When it comes to scams targeting the elderly population, there no such thing as being TOO INFORMED. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, exploitation of seniors in the United States is actually…

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Tips on Avoiding Scams Targeting the Elderly-Part II

As mentioned in the previous article, scams involving seniors are on the rise in the United States. If you are a senior or a caregiver of an older adult, please share the following tips from the Council…

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