Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

Brochure Helps Caregivers Determine When Someone with Alzheimer’s Should Stop Driving

The Alzheimer’s Association has a great brochure titled “Driving And The Individual With Alzheimer’s”. The brochure has tips that help caregivers determine when and how to take the keys from a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s. It is … Continue reading

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Role of Plaques and Tangles in Causing Alzheimer’s Disease (Video)

This video does a very good job explaining how plaques and tangles form in the brain. The animations in the video illustrate the protein and enzyme processes that create plaques and tangles. This is a helpful video for people that … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Prevent Wandering

Ten Tips to Prevent Wandering Wandering becomes a problem due to many conditions, including dementia. There are many reasons your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia may wander. Poor sleep, getting up at night to get a glass … Continue reading

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Finger Foods for People with Dementia: Snack and Mealtime Ideas

Since people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia can have problems with hand-eye-coordination, finger foods are great for snacks or at meal time. Being able to eat finger foods without assistance is a confidence builder for a person with dementia. Small … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Facts and Statistics – Alzheimer’s Association (Video)

This video from the Alzheimer’s Foundation highlights a number of facts about Alzheimer’s disease. It is a short video filled with Alzheimer’s related statistics and attention-grabbing visuals. Seeing one fact after another displayed, as the animations change, helps one begin … Continue reading

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Quick Summary of Alzheimer’s Effect on the Brain (Video)

Though the brain typically begins to shrink after age 60, Alzheimer’s disease causes the brain to shrink at an accelerated rate. The language and memory regions of the brain are significantly impaired by Alzheimer’s. Progression of the disease causes people … Continue reading

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Early Indicators of Alzheimer’s and Diagnosis Tips (Video)

In this informative video, doctors and other Alzheimer’s experts share tips on early warning indicators of the disease. They also share ideas to make it easier for loved ones to approach a family member that may have Alzheimer’s disease about … Continue reading

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Quick Overviw of Symptoms of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (Video)

This video covers different types of dementia and related symptoms. It also goes over the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, a specific dementia. The video also gives tips for a healthy brain and lifestyle to reduce the chances of getting dementia.

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Story of Couple’s Love for One Another and How Husband Copes with Wife’s Alzhiemer’s Disease (Video)

This video shares the story George and Adriana Cuevas and how Alzheimer’s affected their lives. At the start of the video, we find out that George and Adriana were childhood best friends. George’s family moved while he was a child, … Continue reading

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Ways to Interact with an Alzheimer’s Patient (Video)

This video gives very helpful tips to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients in a real and significant way. One way to make the connection with Alzheimer’s patients is to use old family pictures or take photos of the patients. Ask them … Continue reading

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