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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The Importance of Diet for Seniors

If your elderly loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s very important that you seek Alzheimer’s support services to ensure that you’re providing them with the best Alzheimer’s care possible. ...
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Distinguishing Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

Many people believe that mental health care for Alzheimer’s and mental health care for dementia are relatively similar. In fact, Alzheimer’s and dementia diagnoses are different in important ways, which means that Alzheimer’s care ...
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Common Causes of Falls in Seniors

Experts who provide mental health care for Alzheimer’s patients often recommend assisted living for elderly patients. In addition to the superior comprehensive care that can be provided by an assisted living center, an Alzheimer’s nursing ...
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Tips for Being Heart Smart

As you consider your options for mental health care for Alzheimer’s in DFW, you may not have paused to consider that Alzheimer’s disease also puts your elderly loved one at risk for physical conditions. As assisted living centers and ...
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