Category Alzheimers

Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers don’t yet fully understand the cause behind Alzheimer’s. There is no known definitive cause for Alzheimer Disease. There have numerous proposed causes such as high levels of aluminum in the brain, the loss of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, and other…
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Dementia Diagnosis in Family Members

Some memory problems are normal with age but others aren’t. When family members notice dementia-like symptoms such as memory loss and cognitive decline in a loved one, the family member(s) should accompany the loved one to the doctor to seek…
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Caring For Dementia Patients

Patients who are elderly and who suffer from dementia may be uncomfortable around anyone else or may refuse to work with a stranger in the home. However, there are several ways through which caregiver can influence the behavior of elderly…
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Home Activities & Games for Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s patients are high maintenance. Caregivers are often overwhelmed and may need help but allowing the television to become an electronic babysitter can be detrimental to both children and adults. It is important to find things to do, especially activities…
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