Whether you’re an infant or a senior, the foods that you eat have a massive effect on every part of the body. A balanced, nutritious diet provides you with energy for physical activity but also promotes cognitive function, a healthy sleep schedule and better control over your emotions. Poor eating habits, on the other hand, can lead to mental and physical weariness, difficulty remembering and trouble concentrating. That’s why proper nutrition is essential for people with Alzheimer’s disease and why Aegis Living makes it a focus of its specialized care plans. Learn more about how good nutrition can promote mental function in people with Alzheimer’s and the steps Aegis Living communities take to provide seniors with healthy and appetizing meals
It can be difficult to change your role from child to caregiver. For many individuals, living with a parent who is struggling with dementia can be overwhelming and isolating at first; however, there are several tools available to support you along the way.
App That Helps Patients Sing Their Favorite Songs Slows Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Improves Memory
The positive affect of music on the mind and memory has been documented time and again. Researchers have found that singing show tunes can ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s. Now, there’s an app that turns music into medicine, called SingFit.
Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical “Discworld” series has died. He was 66.
“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”
Learning to take care of seniors can be challenging, but there are several great resources that can support you…
Relief for the millions of seniors who suffer from Azheimer’s Disease may come in form of a joint.
Thousands turned out Saturday morning to Walk to End Alzheimer’s, in San Francisco. The event organizers hoped to raise $1 million for care and support of those impacted by the disease.
Alzheimer’s kills more people than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined, making it the 6th leading cause of death in America but it cannot be cured, prevent, or even truly slowed. Saturday, though, is a chance where you can do something about it.
California’s highest court says people with Alzheimer’s disease are not liable for injuries they may cause their paid in-home caregivers.