Tag Archives: coping with Alzheimers

What Can Caregivers Do to Help Them Cope When a Loved One has Alzheimer’s?

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be difficult. In addition to taking care of a relative’s physical needs, there is also an emotional component to dealing with Alzheimer’s. Caregivers can easily get exhausted by the responsibilities and daily … Continue reading

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Alzheimers.gov – A Helpful and Informative Hub of Alzheimer’s Information and Resources

Have you visited Alzheimers.gov recently? If you have never visited, you will be surprised by all the helpful hints provided and resources listed on the website. If it has been a long time since your last visit, then you should … Continue reading

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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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Brochure Covers Basic Information on Alzheimer’s Disease, Treatment Options and Getting Help

There is a brochure available from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides a basic introduction to Alzheimer’s disease. The title of the brochure is “Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease – What it is and what you can do”. In addition to giving … 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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Ways to Make Sure Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s Stays Warm

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the parts of the brain that affect temperature regulation become damaged. A person with Alzheimer’s disease has greater difficulty adjusting to the surrounding temperature and handling environments that are very hot or very cold. A cold … Continue reading

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Inspiring Collection of Quotes to Encourage You (Video)

Being a caregiver or person dealing with Alzheimer’s is tough. Here is a video of encouraging quotes and beautiful backgrounds set to music. The song is titled “It’s Going to be Alright”. Take a break from your day and get … 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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VP of Constituent Services for Alzheimer’s Association Answers Caregiver Questions asked on Facebook

The video below contains a number of helpful tips and recommendations for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Beth Kallmyer, vice president of constituent services, answers questions asked by caregivers on the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facebook page. In this video, you … Continue reading

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What is Sundowning or Sundowners Syndrome?

What is Sundowning? (Excerpt from HealthLine.com) Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Confusion and agitation worsen in the late afternoon and evening, or as the sun goes down. Symptoms are less pronounced earlier in … Continue reading

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