Making your home dementia friendly

Introduction If you have dementia, living at home gives you more independence and also means you can continue to enjoy your own familiar environment. The right home environment can help you to stay safe, physically active and also provide prompts to keep you mentally...

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Early Warning Signs of Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is rare, but there are warning signs that can help you distinguish between true symptoms of dementia and non-serious senior moments. The Alzheimer’s Association publishes a widely accepted list of ten: Warning Sign #1 – Memory loss that disrupts from daily...

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Activities for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Keeping busy stimulates the brains of elderly people with dementia while boosting a sense of usefulness and accomplishment. But they lose the ability to select satisfying activities and follow through on them -- so you need to initiate things to do for the person with...

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How to keep your mind sharp as you age!

We all walk into a room from time to time and forget why we’re there. Every one of us has occasionally forgotten the day of the week or missed an appointment because we completely forgot about it. But when does simple forgetfulness become something to be concerned...

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Detecting Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events; asking for the same information over and over; increasingly...

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Amusing Quotations For Seniors!

Have a read through these...you'll find yourself having a giggle! At my age happy hour is nap time. At my age, I'm entitled to be grumpy! At my age rolling out of bed in the morning is easy...getting up off the floor is another story. Don't let aging get you...

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Don’t Let Loneliness In Your Senior Years Get You Down!

People can become socially isolated for a variety of reasons, such as getting older, weaker, no longer being the hub of their family, leaving the workplace, disability or illness, and the deaths of spouses and friends.  Whatever the cause, it’s shockingly easy to be...

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Signs Your Loved One’s Needs Are Changing

It is often not easy to tell when ageing begins to affect a family member.  Small things can add up to a larger challenge incredibly fast if warning signs are ignored.  Look out for: Changes in your loved one’s relationships with their family and friends. Withdrawing...

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