Category: Dementia

Two Easy Strategies to Improve Memory for Seniors

As we grow older, some amount of memory impairment is to be anticipated. And, of course, memory loss is even more pronounced when Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia is a factor. But researchers are continually seeking to uncover effective ways to improve memory and cognitive functioning, and have observed some intriguing findings on […]

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How to Navigate the Balancing Act of Being a Caregiver For a Spouse

If you are in a successful, lasting relationship, you know that it requires compromise, commitment, and sacrifice. The happiest relationships are those where both parties selflessly care for one another. This balance shifts, however, if the individual you love encounters a significant health concern. And this shift can have a devastating impact on the dynamics […]

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Downsizing the Home for a Parent With Dementia

You have determined the family home is just too much for your parents to manage. A smaller home became available just down the road from you that’s perfect: a beautiful flower garden in the backyard, a bright, cheerful kitchen, and no stairs to navigate. Now it’s time to begin the downsizing process. The only problem? […]

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Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia?

Are you finding the need to turn the TV up louder for an older adult you love? Speaking more loudly? Repeating topics your senior loved one missed hearing the first time? Hearing loss in older adults isn’t uncommon. But recent scientific studies are pointing to a startling link between hearing loss and dementia risk. 

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