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What is Alzheimer’s and dementia? How do you communicate with your loved one who has Alzheimer’s and dementia? Click to find articles about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Find out how to treat dementia symptoms with music as well as common signs and the different stages. It should not be hard let us help you make it easier.


Helping a Senior with Alzheimer’s Through a Hospital Stay

Senior Living Specialists is a free service for seniors and their families. We are compensated by a referral fee when a senior moves into a community or care home. http://www.seniorlivingspecialists.com/2016/02/helping-senior-with-alzheimers-through-hospital-stay/   A hospital stay is frightening and stressful at any age. When an adult has Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, the hospital...

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What is Lewy Body Dementia?

You might be familiar with Lewy Body Dementia, a progressive brain disorder that was responsible for the death of Robin Williams and thousand of other. This disease occurs when microscopic protein deposits, called Lewy bodies, form in the brain. Lewy body dementia results in cognitive decline, including changes in memory, problem solving and also mobility....

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The 7 Stages Of Dementia Explained

If you know someone who has been diagnosed with dementia you might want a timeline of what’s to come. Although every dementia patient experiences different symptoms, the following article outlines the 7 stages of dementia that are most common. This should give you a better idea about what you can expect in the upcoming days,...

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How To Treat Dementia Symptoms With Music And Why?

“Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears – it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear. But for many of my neurological patients, music is even more –  it can provide access, even when no medication can, to movement, to speech, to life. For them, music is...

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Alzheimer’s Linked To Negative Thoughts About “Old” People

Your probably don’t know anyone who is looking forward to being an “old person.”  In fact, if you’re like most people, you probably spend a good amount of time and money trying to defy aging altogether–smooth your wrinkles (and prevent new ones), regrow your thinning hair, cover up grey hair, slim down your tummy, suck...

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7 Common Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

It is common to think that a loved one might have Alzheimer’s when they start to have difficulty remembering where they put their keys or books. But before you jump to conclusions, remember that Alzheimer’s and dementia can only be diagnosed by a doctor. If you are concerned about a loved one, however, this article...

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7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease Explained

Alzheimer’s disease is considered progressive, which means that symptoms get worse over time. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, typically a patient will experience 7 key stages of Alzheimer’s disease during their illness. In this article we’ll discuss each of the seven stages of Alzheimer’s disease in detail. Keep reading to learn more about the changes...

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11 Rare Causes of Alzheimer’s & Dementia As of 2016

New Research Into Alzheimer’s and Dementia If you’re like most people, you’ve probably experienced memory loss at least once or twice in your life. Think about it… when was the last time you lost your car keys? Or forgot why you walked into a room? Don’r worry, some amount of forgetfulness is normal. But for...

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10 Tips For Communicating With Alzheimer’s Patients

When thinking about Alzheimer’s it is important to remember that the patient isn’t the only victim. Family and friends must share in the burden, which can be especially difficult if the former loved one no longer feels like family. The question becomes: how do you care for this stranger–this stranger who just so happens to...

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Alzheimer’s Care Advice For You & Your Loved One

Alzheimer’s disease can cause emotional issues for patients and for their families. This is natural as the disease progresses. It’s never easy to watch while mind and personality disappears from someone you love. Many caregivers and family members ignore their own well-being during this difficult time. But this only makes matters worse. If someone you...

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