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Brain Exercises Can Help Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Posted by Marie Villeza on Dec 20, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Science has great news for people struggling with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Studies show that brain “aerobics” can be a boon. Here are some of the exciting details.

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Can Sleep Apnea Lead to Alzheimer's? A Few Facts To Consider.

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Likely you have heard of both sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease (ALZ). But have you ever considered a connection between the two? A recent study suggests there might be a link. Here are a few facts to consider.

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Safety tips for Wandering Seniors:

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM

As many seniors are diagnosed with some form of dementia throughout their later years in life, there a growing concern with how to keep them safe while allowing them as much freedom as possible. As more of our population ages, more and more seniors will be diagnosed with dementia. The concern is keeping them safe from harms that they may come across as they begin to possess wandering behaviors.

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How Amazon Echo "Alexa" Helps Sufferers of Dementia

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Amazon Echo "Alexa" is an electronic device that runs off simple WiFi. The hand's free device instantly wakes up any time someone utilizes the voice command "Alexa." Upon waking the system, the person simply asks a question such as "What is the date?" and the Alexa system responds in a crisp clear voice. Known as a 'wake word,' the term Alexa does not need to be used before asking a question. The terms 'Amazon' or 'Echo' can also be programmed as possible wake words.

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4 Alzheimer’s Expenses to Calculate

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

There's nothing like being surprised by expenses you didn't plan for. When you learn of a parent or loved one being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, there are expenses you need to start calculating. This will allow you to have a more thorough plan moving forward.

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How To Manage Alzheimer's Behavior: Dealing With Agitation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that not only devastates mental function, it changes the brain tissue itself. Because of this, it can eventually start affecting a sufferer's mood and personality. Commonly, it will cause agitation, possibly multiple times a day. If this is the case with your elderly Mom or another loved one, here are some ways you can cope.

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