Being Supportive to the Senior with Alzheimer’s Improves Home Safety

There are so many ways to improve senior home safety, but even doing everything possible is not going to completely guarantee somebody else’s safety at home, including an elderly individual.

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Negative Beliefs About Aging Predict Alzheimer’s Disease in Study

“Although the findings are concerning, it is encouraging to realize that these negative beliefs about aging can be mitigated and positive beliefs about aging can be reinforced, so that the adverse impact is not inevitable.”

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Yet Another Role for Aspirin

Now it seems that SA’s impressive repertoire could expand to include Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease; one of its components has been found to bind to an enzyme called Glyceraldehyde 3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (GAPDH), a culprit in these diseases.

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Discovery Could Lead to New Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease is the loss of synapses – the structures that connect neurons in the brain.

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10 Signs of Caregiver Stress and Depression, When to Get Professional Help

There are several situations in which people can benefit from therapy.

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Decorating for the Holidays Ahead May Improve Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Looking for some good insight for making the holidays special for everyone?  Read more below and thank you for visiting us at Advocare of South Florida. We provideTransitional Care Management to area seniors.

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Changes in Humor May be Early Indicator for Dementia

FTD is the most common form of dementia among people in their 50s. Unlike with Alzheimer’s disease, memory problems are not a highly prominent symptom of the condition.

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Sundowner’s and the Coffee Connection: Why the Symptoms May Improve with Less Caffeine

Sundowner’s syndrome is a condition in which individuals with Alzheimer’s become more agitated as the day goes on.

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The Montessori Method for Alzheimer’s Care

Dr. Montessori believed devoutly (as do we) that every person deserves to be treated with respect and compassion. She encourages us to celebrate each person’s individual gifts.

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Can A Cancer Drug Reverse Parkinson’s Disease And Dementia?

A drug that’s already approved for treating leukemia appears to dramatically reduce symptoms in people who have Parkinson’s disease with dementia, or a related condition called Lewy body dementia.

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Home Safety and Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer’s can live in their homes, as long as safety measures are in place

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Dementia Caregiving – Making Family Outings Work for Everyone

A dementia diagnosis unfortunately still holds a stigma for many family caregivers.

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Senior-Friendly Technology for Caregivers

These smart health monitoring systems offer inexpensive convenience and relief to caregivers while enhancing the independence and dignity of those for whom they care.

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10 Solutions to the Problems Dementia Caregivers Face Each Day

Here are 10 tried and true solutions for caregivers biggest challenges!

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How Can Hearing Better Help Delay Dementia?

Today, 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss. Meanwhile, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, every 67 seconds.

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Accepting Repetitive Alzheimer’s Behavior as the New Normal

It was only after I finally understood that the behaviors my mother was engaging in were normal for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease that I was able to finally accept Alzheimer’s.

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Is There a Link Between Alzheimer’s and Oral Health?

The debate about potential links between Alzheimer’s disease and dental infection and treatment has been grabbing headlines recently.

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7 Ways to Maximize Your Medicare

Picking the right plan starts with enrolling in the correct time period.

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9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer’s Risk

Up to two-thirds of Alzheimer’s cases worldwide may stem from any of nine conditions that often result from lifestyle choices, a broad research review suggests.

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5 Household Adjustments Needed Prior to Home Care

When you are providing in home care, it’s important that you consider how this will impact your caree, you, your family, and especially the home where you will be providing care.

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