Posted: 2/1/2017 3:44 PM by
The moment that you hear that your elderly loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease is a life-changing and potentially frightening moment. You have found out that your parent is dealing with a debilitating disease that will eventually lead to their death and you know that everything that you have planned for the future of your care will now need to be evaluated and possibly changed. This...
Posted: 1/30/2017 9:33 AM by
Agitation is a common problem for elderly loved ones who have dementia. It's a situation in which they may begin to pace, engage in repetitive actions or vocalizations, or otherwise display that they're not comfortable. Agitation can be disturbing for you to witness and it's definitely disruptive and disturbing for your elderly loved one.
Posted: 1/28/2017 12:05 PM by
People with Alzheimer’s may develop changes in their behavior that lead to problems at dusk and into the night. This is known as Sundowning.
Posted: 1/26/2017 9:05 AM by
When the brain is not getting an adequate amount of blood, a stroke could occur. This causes some of the brain cells to die, resulting in permanent damage. For most people, stroke is a condition that is highly preventable. In fact, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke reported that 8 out of 10 strokes can be prevented.