Category Archives: Alzheimer’s and Everyday Activities

Weekend Activities For A Person Who Has Alzheimer’s – Part 1

The weekend is a time to wind down and attend to activities that may have been overlooked during the rest of the week. People with Alzheimer’s can still be very capable and active during the weekend. While a people with … Continue reading

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Tips to Help Caregivers Encourage Exercise and Physical Activity in a Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

Exercise makes you feel better! Exercise also keeps joints working properly and improves heart health. It is important that people with Alzheimer’s remain active to reap the mental and mood lifting benefits of exercise. Also, exercise has a beneficial effect … Continue reading

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7 Activities to Keep Your Brain Active

Keeping the brain active is a way to retain cognitive ability and even delay the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Challenging your mind with puzzles, social situations and new places will help form more connections among brain cells. Learning new … Continue reading

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Tips to Make Eating Easier for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

Eating is one of the things many Alzheimer’s patients look forward to each day. There is something about a good meal and good company that we all appreciate. Below you will find six steps that will help you make meal … Continue reading

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Tips for Dementia Dental Care – Creating A Good Enviroment

When tending to a person with dementia, there are a few things to keep in mind for dental appointments and related dental care tasks. Most of those with dementia are senior citizens, so age related concerns also play a part … Continue reading

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Activities You Can Do with a Person With Dementia

Just because a person has Alzheimer’s or other dementia does not mean that he or she has to sit around with nothing to do. There are many activities someone with Alzheimer’s can still complete with success. Modifications of some type … Continue reading

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List of Seven Common Alzheimer’s Eating Problems

Recognizing a problem is often half of the solution, especially when dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. There are seven common Alzheimer’s eating problems you may come across at mealtimes with your loved one. Once you can identify the eating issue, you … Continue reading

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National Institutes of Health Video “Simplifying Mealtime” – Great Caregiver Tips for Mealtime

There are a number of things to consider when providing meals  for your loved one with Alzheimer’s. Offering too many choices of food at mealtime may overwhelm the person with Alzheimer’s. Also, too much visual or audio stimulation from a … Continue reading

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