Sites covering research, treatment, and services available to those with Alzheimer´s disease, or senior-onset dementia.
Alzheimer´s Association [offsite link]
Large site with many informative articles about Alzheimer´s diagnosis, progression, treatment, research, care, etc. Offers links to local chapters.
Some good information about how to recognize and diagnose Alzheimer´s disease.
Exercise your Mind
Ideas for improving your memory, expanding your interests and teaching an old dog new tricks!
Game Playing can Stave Off Alzheimer´s Disease
Logic vs. Illogic
Do you consider yourself a level-headed individual? I think most of us do. However, if you are dealing with dementia, you may become frustrated thinking logically with an illogical person. Read my tips for keeping your sanity through this trying time.
Are you concerned that dementia and/or Alzheimer’s might strike you down? Is there a family history of such conditions? Experts agree that keeping your mind active helps to keep it young.
Not Only Changing Addresses
Is change easy for you? Many people have difficulty making significant (and sometimes small) changes. Dealing with Senior Issues, and especially dementia, can be overwhelming. Find some suggestions here for lessening the stress of change
With the advancement of age, and dementia or Alzheimer's, seniors may experience a role reversal. What can be done when the parent wants to become the child and expects the child to become the parent? Role reversal between parent and child is certainly a delicate challenge.
Seniors Say The Darndest Things
Do you remember the old television show hosted by Art Linkletter, "Kids Say The Darndest Things"? How do you handle the situation when a Senior makes inappropriate comments? Find some suggestions for how to handle the situation and how not to handle the situation.
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