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      Is Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic? 

      If a parent or relative has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you might be worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease as...


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      How Does Alzheimer’s Cause Death? 

      Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia or neurodegenerative disease, meaning it attacks the brain and results in reduced cognitive...


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      Gymnastics for Your Brain: Tips to Avoid Alzheimer’s 

      Just like muscles need exercise to stay strong, the brain needs exercise to keep it sharp. Mental stimulation can help maintain...


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      Alzheimer's Risk Factors: What To Do When a Loved One Goes Missing

      Wandering is one of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and it is one of the biggest Alzheimer's risk factors a caregiver may...


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      Costs of Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's or Dementia

      Not only can a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia take an emotional toll on a family, but it can also take a financial toll....


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      Alzheimer’s Caregiver Guide to Home Safety Devices

      Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease involves constantly worrying about hazards. Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Making Mother's Day Special for a Mom with Dementia 

      Holidays can look very different when celebrating with parents who have dementia. Mother’s Day can be a difficult holiday because...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Holidays

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      10 Early Signs of Alzheimer's

      Memory loss may be part of normal aging, but it can also be a sign of something more serious. Alzheimer’s and dementia include...


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      Can CBD Help Seniors with Alzheimer’s & Dementia?

      CBD, or cannabidiol, has been suggested as a treatment to help seniors with dementia manage their symptoms. While there is...


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      INFOGRAPHIC: Cognitive Decline in Seniors

      As the elderly age, there are different changes that may occur. Many family caregivers may wonder why these differences are...


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      How to Decrease Stress for Seniors with Dementia 

      Seniors struggling with dementia will experience stress and anxiety as the disease progresses. This stress may be different from...


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      8 Tips to Prevent Falls in Dementia Patients

      1 in 4 adults age 65 and older will fall each year. There are many reasons that these falls could occur, including underlying...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Fall Prevention