Category Archives for Alzheimer’s

Is it Dementia? Learn the Common Signs of Dementia in Older Adults

Dementia

If you’ve noticed that your older parent seems more forgetful than usual, it may give you pause. Could the signs that you’re seeing be typical age-related memory loss, or the sign of something more serious, such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? The early signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s typically involve changes not just in memory, […]

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Help Ease Anxiety and Agitation for Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's

Memory loss is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, and with more than 5 million Americans living with the disease, it is perhaps the most well-known symptom. But along with memory loss, many newly diagnosed individuals also struggle with anxiety and agitation, often in response to the fear they are experiencing as memory loss symptoms increase and […]

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How to Identify if an Older Adult Needs Assistance at Home

Senior man with a walking stick being comforted by nurse in the hospice

The signs at first may be quite subtle. An older adult you love may begin to be a bit more forgetful. There may be a shift in how the home is maintained, such as dishes left in the sink, or the yardwork left unattended. Identifying the defining line that indicates the need for home care […]

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