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What Are the Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s?

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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that primarily affects memory, thinking skills, and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Typically, Alzheimer’s disease progresses slowly in 7 stages: Understanding the stages of progression of Alzheimer’s disease can help families provide memory care and support for their loved ones and improve their quality of life. Memory […]

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Can Mushrooms Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people worldwide. It is the most common cause of dementia and is most common in people over the age of 65. It is a progressive condition that often leads to memory loss, cognitive decline, and behavioral changes.  There is currently no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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Are There Vitamins That Actually Prevent Alzheimer’s?

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As the aging population continues to grow, the desire to preserve cognitive function and fend off conditions like Alzheimer’s has led to investigations into various approaches, including the potential role of vitamins. But amidst the multitude of claims and information, the question arises: Are there vitamins that actually prevent Alzheimer’s?  While more conclusive research is […]

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How Can I Improve My Memory as a Senior?

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It’s natural to experience changes in your memory with age. However, it can be frustrating to forget names, misplace items, or find it difficult to recall important details, especially when you don’t know if you need support and personalized care.  Memory care in senior living communities can support and provide individualized care for loved ones […]

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Can a Person With Dementia Sign Legal Documents

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Dementia is a condition that affects a person’s cognition and memory and can interfere with daily living. Memory care in senior living communities helps individuals by offering seniors with dementia an active, engaged, and independent lifestyle.  A person with dementia who is able to communicate and understands can sign legal documents, but may require an […]

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Mythbusting: CBD, Spicy Food and OIive Oil as Alzheimer’s Prevention?

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The internet is wonderful and provides us with a lot of useful information. However, it’s important to remember there are myths floating around. For example, there’s no evidence that Parkinson’s can be prevented or reversed, but there are plenty of people who try and suggest it can be. This article explores several common myths and […]

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How to Talk to Someone With Dementia on the Phone

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When someone has dementia, it can make everyday things like eating, cleaning, and other activities difficult. Even a regular conversation can be harder to follow and participate in.  If you’re talking with your loved one over the phone, the conversation is harder when you aren’t in each other’s presence. How can you make your phone […]

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Can Alzheimer’s Be Reversed?

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Alzheimer’s is scary, overwhelming, and unpredictable. Watching someone you love struggle with the disease is one of the most difficult things a person can experience. It can feel like there is no hope.   Over 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, and while there still isn’t a cure for the disease, there have been incredible advancements […]

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