Tag Archives: cognitive decline

What Causes Dementia?: New Research Findings point to unexpected factors

Dementia is a slow-progressing, mysterious disease that has puzzled physicians, geriatricians, and neurologists for decades. What starts as mild confusion soon turns in to a cascade of impaired function, including symptoms such as memory loss, wandering, and the loss of … Continue reading

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How Can I Communicate Better With My Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s Dementia?

“In Alzheimer’s [disease] the mind dies first: Names, dates, places – the interior scrapbook of an entire life-fade into mists of non-recognition.” -Matt Clark As Matt Clark’s quote suggests, those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia lose something essential about the … Continue reading

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Tips for Dealing with Difficult Behaviors Associated with Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can cause a person to act in different and unpredictable ways. Anxious, repetitive, or aggressive actions can lead to misunderstanding, frustration, and tension between the person with dementia and the caregiver. As a caregiver for … Continue reading

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Is it Alzheimer’s Disease?: 10 Signs to Tell if Your Loved One Has Alzheimer’s Disease

Navigating Alzheimer’s disease can be a challenging journey, not only for the person diagnosed but also for family members and home caregivers. Our 3 part series on Alzheimer’s care will help guide you through the process of identifying, understanding, and … Continue reading

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