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How to Show Alzheimer’s Patients Respect
One essential quality lacking in today’s Alzheimer’s care is a genuine respect for the patient. The diagnosis of cognitive impairment carries the stigma of “losing your mind,” “senility,” or “being empty headed.” Here are some tips to restore dignity to the cognitively impaired.
I Fear I'm Getting Alzheimer's - Can You Suggest Helpful Exercises
I am in my early seventies and have been experiencing memory lapses.I watched the news and learned about the role of exercise. Can you suggest any that I can do at home?
Inflammation Is a Precursor to Alzheimer’s
Dr. William Banks from St. Louis University has published two studies explaining how inflammation affects Alzheimer’s. Moreover, he claims that the anti-inflammatory drug indomethacin could hold promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
Instead of Online Brain Games, Go Exercise
Millions of people play computer games believing they will improve memory and cognitive skills. However, this online game therapy doesn’t do what advertisers claim.
Introducing Serene Moments - Visual Meditations for Inner Peace
Through meditation and affirmation we learn to find the still point within: A series of images and affirmations designed to de-stress Alzheimer´s patients, their caregivers and anyone who needs to decompress.
Is a Nursing Home Necessary?
My husband is in the middle stage of alzheimer´s. All of my friends and family think it is time to put him in a nursing home. Does he need my love for him more than he needs the care of professionals?
Is Surgery Linked to Cognitive Decline?
There have been contradictory reports that undergoing surgery reduces cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients.
It’s Time to Take Care of Your Self
The holidaze are coming. Give yourself or a friend the gift of healing and optimism. In "Changing Habits" you will find my best concrete strategies and most uplifting and unusual stories to help you simplify and reconnect to your essential happiness.
Keeping Healthy to Prevent or Postpone Alzheimer’s
Improving and maintaining health factors not traditionally associated with dementia, such as denture fit, vision and hearing, may lower a person’s risk for developing dementia, according to a new study.
Learn to See with Alzheimer’s Eyes
When you are living with someone who has Alzheimer’s, try to see the world from his or her perspective. Get to know the new person he or she has become. Here are some suggestions to help the caregiver cope.
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