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Separating Fact from Fiction: 5 Common Alzheimer’s Myths Debunked

Alzheimer’s disease was originally discovered more than a century ago. Despite the billions of dollars that have been spent on research, the deadly form of dementia is still pretty much a mystery to us. There’s no cure, treatment or clear cause for the disease. With so many questions left unanswered, there are plenty of Alzheimer’s …

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Caring for Family Members with Alzheimer’s

Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s is far from easy, but when you’re the main caregiver, life can feel downright impossible sometimes. Here’s a quick guide on how to alleviate stress in different areas.
Bathing
Prepare. Bathing can be a traumatic time for some people and the more you can do to make your family member feel …

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Pet Therapy for Veterans and Other Seniors

With Veterans Day only a few days away, most people will take a few minutes to remember the sacrifices that seniors made for us. What we don’t realize, however, is the lasting psychological consequences that seniors have to live with, and how it affects them on a daily basis. Something small, like visiting them with a licensed therapy dog, can make a huge difference in their mood and affect.

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Handling Dementia on an International Level

Though it is thought that the United States is one of the leading countries in dementia and memory loss care, other countries around the globe offering new and innovative treatment methods. These new and innovative methods to Alzheimer’s, dementia, memory loss and other related care issues are offering new insights that assisted-living communities can use. …

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