Archive for the ‘Alzheimer’s’ Category

Embracing the Future – and the Past

April 7, 2017

Current housing trends have created a unique niche of embracing the future – and the past. A nationwide cultural shift of extended families living together in multigenerational homes has been growing since 1990 according to Sharon Braham Niederhaus, author of “Together Again”. Extended families reuniting are beneficial for all involved, especially when help is needed […]

Something as simple as walking can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

October 5, 2016

According to CBS news – Sunday Morning which aired August 7, 2016 – almost anybody — even as late as their 70s or 80s — can not only cheat old age but may also substantially reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia by doing something as simple as walking. “What we’ve noticed with two decades […]

Effective Alternatives For Battling Alzheimer’s Disease

May 26, 2016

Alzheimer’s disease has become increasingly common and still remains one of the leading causes of death in seniors today. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 3 seniors are dying because of Alzheimer’s or dementia. While a cure has yet to be found, effective alternatives exist to manage the disease. Alzheimer’s or dementia happens over […]

Best Brain-Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer’s

January 28, 2016

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that affects memory and mental abilities ranging from minor impairment and forgetfulness to widespread loss, having touched over 166 million Americans. To provide the best Alzheimer’s care, the brain should get enough stimulation, but it can be stressful when you don’t know what activities do that best. Here are some […]

Tending to Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

January 8, 2016

Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. If you or your loved one are one of those 1,200 people every day who have been diagnosed, know you are not alone. We’ve discussed before that hiring a caregiver can be an emotional, and sometimes hard, decision. Here we highlight the importance of […]