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Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiving and Treating Behavioral Changes

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 2, 2014 11:51:23 AM

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Alzheimer's Disease: Treating Physical Changes

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 11, 2014 12:10:15 PM

One of the most valuable principles to be learned when it comes to providing care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is that accommodation is key. Your loved one will go through certain changes, all of which are irreversible, and so your role as a caregiver involves being prepared for these changes and coming up with sufficient and often creative ways to maintain a level of normalcy and comfort in spite of them.

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Alzheimer's toll may rank with cancer, heart disease

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 6, 2014 11:16:58 AM

Alzheimer's disease ravages the brain, robbing its victims not only of their memories but often their ability to do things as basic as swallowing.

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Depression Speeds Up Aging?

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 30, 2013 2:02:13 PM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here's a study that will further depress people suffering from depression: their condition possibly ages them faster than people who are more emotionally even-keeled.

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Caregiving Youth: Students By Day, Nurses By Night

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 26, 2013 1:53:56 PM

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Chris Miller, 13, of West Palm Beach, Fla., is a free spirit always seeking the next thrill, but he also carries the weight of a responsibility that leaves him in constant fear.

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Lyrics from Popular Songs May Help Dementia Patients

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 19, 2013 10:31:47 AM

Stephanie Howard/The Image Bank(NEW YORK) -- Music not only has charms to soothe the savage beast, as English poet William Congreve wrote but if you can manage to remember the words, a song might ease the effects of memory-robbing dementia.

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Alzheimer's Disease Risk May Be Increased by High Blood Pressure

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 14, 2013 10:46:37 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) -- There's a new reason for people in their 50s and 60s to keep a close watch on their blood pressure: hypertension may be linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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Biomarker Risk of Alzheimer's Disease: Do You Want to Know?

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 11, 2013 11:13:45 AM

A research study has revealed the new biomarker risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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