Caring for the Alzheimer's Caregiver
Caregiving is an act of love. This well thought out New York Times article, follows one husband's daily trials and challenges in care partnering for his wife who has had the disease for 11 years. #Alzheimer'sCaregiving
A Process Of Stimulating Alzheimer's Patients That's 'Nothing Short of Magic'
The process of trying to creatively stimulate a group of residents at Serenades Memory Care Assisted Living is called poetry facilitation. But to many, i...
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SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori
7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic | ShapeAble
7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease InfographicPinned by OTToolkit.com. Treatment plans and patient handouts for the OT working with physical disabilities and geriatrics..
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease Chart 20x26
Dementia is a variety of medical conditions and illnesses that impair a person’s cognitive health. Alzheimer’s disease is one type of dementia. This 20" x 26" (51 x 66 cm) examination-room anatomy poster defines AD and discusses the aging brain, dementia and diagnosing AD. It lists risk factors and describes symptoms of the three main stages so physicians and family can recognize warning signs. Key management techniques are offered for patients, their families and caregivers…
Dementia Activities - More Than Just Fun
Dementia activities help the person structure the day, give sense of purpose, and can help decrease behaviors. Appropriate activities can help ease the job for caregivers.
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Get Alzheimer's Info
Being a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming. These online resources provide community support, tips and resources to help you get the information you need. Online Alzheimer’s Resources You Shouldn’t Be Without Ask anyone close to Alzheimer’s what some of their predominant emotions are on a daily basis, and you’ll hear words like […]
How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat: 8 Expert Tips [Infographic] – DailyCaring
A big challenge for caregivers is figuring out how to get someone with dementia to eat. These 8 tips make mealtimes easier & help seniors eat independently.
8 Free Apps to Help Manage Caregiver Duties
Discover the newest and most effective apps designed to make caring for an older loved one, managing medications and schedules, and more easier for family caregivers.