Good Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease

Just because someone you love is receiving Alzheimer’s care doesn’t mean that they can’t engage in activities. In fact, activities that your loved one enjoys can help to reduce depression and anxiety and may even slow the ...
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Telling Children About Alzheimer's Disease

When a loved one enters Alzheimer’s care, explaining the condition to children and teens is not always easy. Young people may struggle to understand the changes occurring in the person they love and are likely to have many questions about the ...
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Talking to Someone with Alzheimer's Disease

If your loved one is receiving Alzheimer’s care, it is not always easy to know how to communicate with her effectively. This video offers tips for talking to your loved one who is undergoing Alzheimer’s care. Whenever you speak to someone ...
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A Look at Conditions That Are Common in People with Alzheimer's

Comorbidities are health conditions that are present simultaneously in a person. Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease can be at an increased risk of a range of co-existing health conditions. These can include both infections and wounds. If you ...
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Advice for Reducing Agitation in Individuals with Alzheimer's

Agitation is not unusual among individuals who are receiving Alzheimer’s care. Sometimes, agitation or anxiety is triggered by a change in the environment or routine. When a person becomes agitated, he or she may experience sleep disturbances, ...
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Recognizing Appetite Problems in People with Alzheimer's Disease

Individuals who require Alzheimer’s care may display appetite problems at some point. It is not unusual for individuals with Alzheimer’s to forget to eat, have difficulty using eating utensils, or have difficulty coping with a range of ...
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Tips for Reducing Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is quite common among individuals who are providing continuous care for loved ones. Dementia care in particular can be emotionally exhausting. One way to fight caregiver burnout is to be aware of your own limitations. If your loved ...
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A Look at Sundowning and Sleep Issues

If your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, they may begin to exhibit more progressively serious symptoms as the disease advances. Two common problems amongst people with Alzheimer’s or dementia are sleep ...
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Helping Your Loved One Adjust to Avalon Memory Care

At Avalon Memory Care, each of our Alzheimer’s assisted living centers offers comprehensive and compassionate Alzheimer’s care. If your loved one will be receiving bedside care for Alzheimer’s at Avalon, there are some things you ...
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Tips for Talking to Someone with Alzheimer's

If your loved one has Alzheimer’s, you might want to consider seeking Alzheimer’s care from someone who is experienced in offering this type of support. You will receive great advice on how to talk to and support someone at any stage of ...
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