Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Overcoming the stigma of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people and their loved ones every year. There are some genetic factors that may increase a person’s likelihood but for the most part, it can …

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Using ‘love language’ to communicate with a person with Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer’s have unique needs. And although their memory robs them of the details of their life, it doesn’t take away their ability to feel love. A Live Strong …

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A yarn you can believe: knitting reduces risk of Alzheimer’s & other dementia

The National Institute on Aging estimates that over five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in older adults. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, …

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Tips on De-Stressing the Holidays for People with Dementia and Their Families

While the holidays are a busy and stressful time, it is especially so for families who have a loved one with dementia. The key to enjoying family gatherings is to …

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Creative Storytelling an Effective Method for Helping Those with Dementia

Caregivers often encourage people with dementia to talk about their past as a way to keep them engaged and responsive to their surroundings. While this type of therapy can be …

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It’s official: Dancing is good for the brain

Recent research shows that social activities, like dancing, can reduce the risk of dementia among seniors. Stanford University’s dance studies department highlighted a study on the school’s website that took …

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Use Therapeutic Fibbing to Calm Loved Ones with Dementia

Therapeutic fibbing, or white lies, can be a very effective technique for decreasing anxiety in people with dementia. Because their brains are damaged and no longer function like a healthy …

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Socializing Has a Positive Impact on Senior Health

You enjoy your book club, visits with grandkids and lunch with friends, but did you also know these are good for your health? Research shows that social interaction is good …

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Assisted Living for Memory Needs

  Arbor Place is an assisted-living facility for those with mild to moderate cognitive losses from Alzheimer’s disease, providing a safe and secure living environment. Most people with Alzheimer’s disease …

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