Dementia Is Not Just in the Elderly

Aging and memory issues are commonly depicted together. However, not all memory problems are caused by aging and some are caused by other factors. Unfortunately, this common association can become a dangerous misconception. Myths of the same type prevent the person suffering from getting the ..Read More

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. Although there is no known cure yet, clinical t ..Read More

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 cause. Because symptoms differ with each person, as the ..Read More

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 partner in health to families receiving memor ..Read More

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 required of it can make quite the difference. ..Read More

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