Sundowners in dementia and Alzheimer’s

Sundowners a Soft Word

Sundowners – it’s such a soft sounding word for a very challenging condition. Sundowning refers to an extreme state of confusion that often occurs during the late afternoon or evening for people with dementia or Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's

How to Care for Someone with Alzheimer’s

If you are providing home care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, your role in managing daily tasks will increase as the disease progresses. Consider practical tips that can help the person with dementia participate as much as possible and enable you to manage tasks effectively. Source: mayoclinic.org

Healthy Life styles and dementia

The Impact of A Healthy Lifestyle on Dementia

Healthy lifestyle behaviors have been found to greatly reduce the risk of dementia among individuals with an increased risk for dementia, a study providing data from over 300,000 adults aged 50-73 years suggests.

The Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

The words “Alzheimer’s” and “Dementia” are often spoken of, even by medical professionals, as though they are essentially the same thing. The truth is that both diseases are poorly understood, and the symptoms are similar enough to make them easily confused, even by doctors.The confusion is easy to understand, and dementia and Alzheimer’s may look …

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