Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
A bunch of things to know about dementia Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimers dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.
The Longest Day is the Alzheimer's Association's event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care and research. I will be raising money in support of my grandfather! Please donate whatever you can :)
Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 Activities For Late-Stage
Dementia Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.
So, you have opted to take care of your loved one with Alzheimer's; Very noble and loving, also very stressful. This poster shows some easy things to do to help manage stress, always remember, the caregiver needs loving care as well.