healtheo360 Wellness Blog
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.