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Reducing Risks for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease, which is a form of Dementia, is an irreversible disorder of the brain that gradually deteriorates memory, reasoning skills, and the capacity to carry out daily activities, necessitating full-time Dementia care at some point...

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Dementia Myths & Misconceptions: Debunked!

Dementia is a set of symptoms that cause a person’s thinking and memory skills to deteriorate to the point that they interfere with everyday activities and social connections. In elderly persons, Alzheimer’s Disease is the most prevalent ...

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Non-Drug Options for Elderly with Dementia

Dementia and its many types do not have a cure but there are medications available to treat their symptoms—the two main types being cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine. However, like all medications, they have side effects. That is why, as a pa...

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How to Provide Emotional Support to Elderlies with Dementia

Caregiving is already a tough job, but it takes an even tougher turn for primary caregivers who provide dementia care for their loved ones or family members. With such a huge undertaking, having pointers in navigating the condition and the care requi...

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How Can You Keep Dementia Patients Safe?

Providing memory care in Texas has taught us that many dementia patients will have issues with personal safety. This is mainly because they have difficulty comprehending their immediate environment. Their condition also makes it hard for them to unde...

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What Can Seniors Do Together for Fun?

As we provide quality memory care in Texas, we have learned that seniors need to have fun. This may sound like the opposite of having a productive day, but doing things for fun is a powerful activity for seniors. This is because seniors often experie...

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