How a New Treatment Could Change Everything for Seniors With Alzheimer’s

New Alzheimer's Treatment Offers Hope

New Study May Represent Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Treatment For many years, doctors have relied on drugs and behavioral management to treat elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. To date, no one has been able to identify a cure or procedure that will treat the underlying causes of the disease. But according to a new study released by […]

How New Research on Senior Dementia May Change Caregiving Approach

New Approach to Dementia Treatment

Dementia Patients Need Different Intervention A new book by Dr. G Allen Power seeks to challenge conventional wisdom about how to treat dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. Dr. Power argues that dementia should be approached not as a disease, but as a different way of perceiving and experiencing the world. Seniors who experience conditions like Alzheimer’s or […]

How To Protect Dementia Patients During Hospital Stays

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Hospitals and Dementia – What You Need To Know If you have an aging parent or other loved one with dementia there are a few things you really need to know about hospitals and dementia. Mom went into the hospital with what I would call mild dementia. She was still pretty self sufficient and lived […]

How to Understand the Dangers of Atherosclerosis in the Elderly

Promoting Senior Heart and Brain Health

Atherosclerosis Can Cause Decreased Brain Function Atherosclerosis, described as a hardening and narrowing of the arteries, has long been associated with heart disease and heart attacks. As plaque builds up on the walls of the arteries, it creates a narrowing of the passageway, restricting blood flow to essential organs like the brain and heart. As […]

How to Help Seniors Cope with Alzheimer’s

Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Patients Benefit from Understanding Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a difficult prospect, especially as memory fades and the patient begins to experience hallucinations or delusions. Family members may have difficulty knowing what to say or do in any given situation when an aging parent sees things that aren’t there or […]