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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

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      Can Sleep Apnea Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease?

      Can the amount of sleep you get impact your risk of developing Alzheimer's? Recent studies suggest that there is indeed a link...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Noticeable Changes That May Predict Cognitive Decline

      Family, close friends, and caregivers, those who most frequently interact with your senior loved one, often are the first to...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Practical Ways To Keep Your Senior Safe From Wandering

      More than 3 out of 5 Alzheimer's and other dementia sufferers will wander. If you are a senior caregiver for someone who suffers...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      How the United Kingdom Is Becoming Dementia Friendly

      Caring for a loved one with dementia is, perhaps, one of the hardest challenges in life. Whether it's a parent or a spouse or...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      6 Books for Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers

      Caring for a senior with Alzheimer's or dementia is a demanding task. To make caring for a loved one easier, we have compiled a...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregivers

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      Using Alexa for Seniors with Dementia

      The Amazon Echo or, Alexa is a voice-activated technology device.  Unlike other voice-activated technologies, Alexa is...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Technology

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      How Common Is Alzheimer's Disease?

      About 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. The disease is rapidly growing. By 2050, this number could...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Signs Family Caregiving Isn't Right For a Senior with Dementia

      Many seniors are diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, and these seniors will inevitably need more and more help. While seniors...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Home Care

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      5 Phrases to Avoid When Talking to a Senior with Alzheimer's

      Managing a patient with Alzheimer's can quickly wear on both your heart and mind. When they become agitated, you want to calm...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Best Diet for Seniors with Alzheimer's

      Proper nutrition is an essential part of Alzheimer's care. Seniors with Alzheimer's often experience changes in their health and...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Healthy Recipes

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      Christmas Gifts for a Parent with Alzheimer's

      When your parent has Alzheimer's, you want to choose your Christmas gifts carefully. Not only do you want to be sure that they're...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Holidays