Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

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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Anti-Seizure Drug May Offer Alzheimer’s Sufferers Way To Retain Memory And Brain Function (Video)

Alzheimer’s disease at the early stage is usually indicated by mild memory loss. It is the progression of the disease that results in the detrimental memory loss we associate with Alzheimer’s disease. Though age plays a factor in Alzheimer’s disease, … Continue reading

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Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease; memories, perception and vital organ functions are all impaired. Alzheimer’s seems to show up all at once in many cases, but the damage has … 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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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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Brochure Explains When It Is Forgetfulness And When It Is Something Else

The National Institute on Aging has an insightful brochure titled “Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help” that will help you determine whether or not forgetfulness is a sign of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It is a common part of … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Detection Tool: Clock Draw Test

The Clock Draw Test is a tool to detect early Alzheimer’s symptoms. The test can also help determine a person’s progression through the various stages of Alzheimer’s disease. While this test is a good indicator to determine whether or not … Continue reading

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Brochure Shares 4 Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention

The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation has a helpful brochure titled “The Four Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention”. This brochure will help you learn how to improve brain health and decrease your chances of getting Alzheimer’s. The brochure discusses the four … 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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Warning Signs and Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease and the Necessity of Caring for the Caregiver (Video)

This video briefly explores the warning signs and effects of Alzheimer’s. It also mentions resources and ways caregivers can get the help they themselves need. One important take-away from the video is that families of today typically can not and … Continue reading

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