The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.
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
To celebrate National Safe at Home Week, Griswold Home Care has developed a visual snapshot of the common, yet serious safety issues that impact people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families / professional caregivers.
A bunch of things to know about dementia Vascular dementia is a general term that describes problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes, caused by brain damage due to impaired blood flow to the brain.
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Check out these tips for communicating with someone with Alzheimer's.
10 Communication Strategies for Dementia Care
Communication is vital to our well-being. People living with dementia slowly lose their language skills and their ensuing quality of life. Here are some tips to help communicating with people living with dementia.
10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia