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      Delirium vs. Dementia: What's the Difference?

      When it comes to ensuring that your loved one receives the absolute best in support and services, it's crucial to understand that...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: What's the Difference?

      Dementia and Alzheimer's disease are often used interchangeably to describe a host of symptoms and issues related to the health...


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      The True Value of a Day Trip for a Senior with Dementia

      Planning a day trip for someone living with dementia may seem like a challenge, but is well worth it for the extensive benefits...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Activities

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      How Music Awakens Those with Alzheimer's

      Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Recent data...


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      Easy Guide to the Different Types of Dementia

      Dementia is one of the most common conditions that our senior population faces. It can have strong effects on almost every...


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      Sundowning in Seniors with Alzheimer's & Dementia

      If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia, then you are already dealing with many unique challenges...


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      INFOGRAPHIC: Common Dementia Behaviors and Caregiver Strategies

      When a loved one has dementia, they may not act like themselves. The disease may cause strange behaviors that seem out of...


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      Finding the Humor & Laughter in Alzheimer's

      If you're one of over 16 million people in the United States caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease or dementia, you're...


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      Unique Challenges Faced by Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers

      As seniors age, they may require more care than ever before. Whether it is assistance with personal care or simple companionship,...


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      Can a Virtual Bike Ride Help with Dementia?

      Currently, there is no cure for serious mental illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease. However, certain technological...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Fitness

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      3 Benefits of Validation Therapy

      Too often we treat the seniors in our life the same way we treat children. This is particularly true of those who have dementia,...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Therapy

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      Dementia-Friendly Cruise: An Experience to Remember

      If you or a loved one is dealing with the early stages of Alzheimer's or dementia, then you may understand the challenges of...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Vacations for Seniors