Category 'Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support'

Conversations With Adult Children; Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer’s

These and other stories are in the April edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Peanut Butter May Help Detect Alzheimer’s

A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler may soon be a common tool for helping detect early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.

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Serious Concussions May Affect Alzheimer’s Risk

If you’ve suffered a blackout concussion early in life, a new Mayo Clinic study shows your brain may be at risk for building up Alzheimer’s-type plaques as you age.

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Innovative Dementia Villages May Be Sign of the Future

An innovative elder care facility, Hogewey, is also known as “Dementia Village,” where residents are free to roam around the courtyard-styled grounds, all under the watchful care of trained staff.

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Winter Travel Safety Tips

There are a lot of wonderful things that are unique to winter – cozy blankets, hot cocoa, dazzling Christmas lights, just to name a few. But there are also quite a few dangers that are unique to winter as well and, unfortunately, they are often overlooked in the merriment of the season.  ...

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Alzheimer’s Cafés Are Havens of Comfort and Aid

The Alzheimer’s Café is the brainchild of Dutch psychiatrist Bere Miesen. He introduced the concept in 1997 in a Netherlands café.

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Right at Home Honors Family Caregivers in November

National Family Caregivers Month recognizes the nearly 66 million family caregivers across the United States throughout November.

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When Is a Senior Moment Just a Senior Moment?

Many times we chuckle when we have a “senior moment” – those times we misplace an item or walk into a room and suddenly wonder why we’re there. But behind that laughter may be a fear that these lapses in memory indicate Alzheimer’s disease.

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Activities for People With Alzheimer’s Disease; Living With Gout

These and other stories are in the July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Help for the Growing “Silver Tsunami”

The “Silver Tsunami,” or staggering tidal force of aging Americans, is beginning to change the way we interact, where we live, how we get around and the services we use from food preparation to home healthcare.

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