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Twelve Tips for a Healthy Brain: How you can Prevent Dementia!

Twelve Tips for a Healthy Brain: How you can Prevent Dementia! Declining memory and dementia are not a normal part of aging.

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Reducing Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Certain lifestyle changes may help to reduce the risk and the occurrence of Alzheimer's Disease.

Seven Stages of Dementia - Walkin Lab

Dementia is one of the major causes of disability among older people worldwide. There is often a lack of awareness and understanding of dementia and the stages of progression. This info graphic outlines the seven stages of dementia, symptoms and conditions.

What Dementia Patient's Need from Caregivers

Dementia patients need patience, understanding, caring, and love from their caregivers.

75+ Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer's & Dementia Patients | Adventures of a Caregiver

75+ Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer's & Dementia Patients

Caregiver created list of dozens of dementia activity ideas.

Over 75 caregiver recommended Alzheimer's activities.

75+ Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer's & Dementia Patients

Caregiver created list of dozens of dementia activity ideas.

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.
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How to Plan Music Activities for Dementia Care

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.

How to Plan Music Activities for Dementia Care

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control.

Spiritual support for people with dementia in nursing homes and other care facilities is vital to their well-being and a requisite for the holistic care we strive to achieve

10 Spiritual Activities for people with Alzheimer's Disease

Spiritual support for people with dementia in nursing homes and other care facilities is vital to their well-being and a requisite for the holistic care we strive to achieve

Developing practical, efficient and meaningful leisure programs for people with Alzheimer's Disease requires creative thinking.

20 Practical Activities for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease

20 activities for the elderly with dementia. The following ideas may be used on a one-to-one basis and others may be suitable for small groups depending on their abilities. These dementia activities are designed to promote and maintain existing skills.

Reducing your Alzheimer's disease risk doesn't have to be difficult. Check out this infographic for 7 easy steps you can take today!

Step-By-Step Alzheimer's Prevention | Everyday Health

Reducing your Alzheimer's disease risk doesn't have to be difficult. Check out this infographic for 7 easy steps you can take today!

What is the Difference Between #Alzheimers and #Dementia? The terms are simila

What is the Difference Between #Alzheimer's and #Dementia? The terms are simila... | lifestylezz

What is the Difference Between #Alzheimers and #Dementia? The terms are simila

Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 Activities For Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease.

15 Activities for Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. The care needs for clients living with late-stage Alzheimer's Disease concentrate on preserving dignity, comfort and quality of life. Activities should focus on the senses: sight, touch, smell, hearing, and taste. In this article we cover: Typical changes observed in late-stage…

Dealing with the impact of a loved one's memory loss can be frustrating. This husband caregiver of a wife with dementia shares what he has found helpful in decreasing frustration.

Ask DrB: Lessons From a Dementia Caregiver-Part 5 The Power of Redirection

Dealing with the impact of a loved one's memory loss can be frustrating. This husband caregiver of a wife with dementia shares what he has found helpful in decreasing frustration.

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.