Today is the last day of September and the last day of World Alzheimer’s Month. While this dedicated month educates people on the signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, it is also about supporting the loved ones who live with dementia and those that provide care. Caring for someone with dementia can test even the strongest … Continue reading Caring for Someone with Dementia? Find Support from an Aging Life Care™ Expert
September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day – the Pinnacle of World Alzheimer’s Month If you are worried about yourself or someone you love, take a look at this list of 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease from the Alzheimer’s Association. This list also points out what is typical age-related memory loss and … Continue reading World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21, 2015
There are creative and effective ways to help an aging parent, family member or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia cope with the loss of their spouse, according to a survey of Aging Life Care™ experts. Remembering that there are different stages and types of dementia, making sure the surviving spouse does … Continue reading How to Help Loved Ones with Dementia Cope with the Loss of a Spouse
Understanding the Stages of Dementia Can Help You Provide Better Care by Heather Imhoff, MSW, LMSW, Aging Life Care Association™ Member Dementia is a progressive and often times, heart-breaking disease. Though every individual is different, there are three primary stages of dementia, each with its own unique set of symptoms. Different care strategies for … Continue reading What are the Stages of Dementia?
As the world recognizes World Alzheimer’s Month during September, the ALCA blog will feature posts related to Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and other cognitive impairments. But first, Alzheimer’s Disease International shares these facts about Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Worried About Your Memory? Could it be Dementia? Is it Alzheimer’s? by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care … Continue reading September is World Alzheimer’s Month