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Tips for Working with Alzheimer Patients in the Home

Source from the Home Care Daily Weekly Industry News and Information E-Newsletter Providing in-home care for people with Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia has unique challenges that differ from those placed into assisted living facilities or nursing homes.  It is a fact that the majority of seniors wish to age in place in their… Read more »

Major New Study Tests Drug to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Source from AARP Blog In what some experts are calling the most important Alzheimer’s research of the decade, scientists at 61 medical centers across the country and elsewhere have launched a groundbreaking study to test whether an experimental new medication can protect healthy older adults from the memory loss and brain damage caused by the disease. “Our best chance of really… Read more »

Caregiving in Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Source from Everyday Health, By Chris Iliades, MD, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MS, MPH A caregiver’s role often starts with the diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. At this juncture, it’s important to deal with both long-term planning and with immediate medical and psychological issues in order to make life as normal as possible for your… Read more »

It Might Not Be Alzheimer’s!

Experts believe there may be as many as 750,000 patients in the U.S. affected by adult hydrocephalus, a syndrome that mimics dementia, but can be cured by a basic procedure. Source from Everyday Health Not all memory loss is permanent. If you have an elderly family member experiencing decreased mobility and dementia, it could be from adult… Read more »