Category «ALZHEIMER»

How to Recognize Signs of Senile Dementia

Watching a loved one fall victim to the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia can be heartbreaking. Dementia is a term used to describe a set of symptoms that impair daily functioning and affect memory, thinking, and social abilities.[1] Nearly 11% of dementia is considered potentially reversible. Potentially reversible dementias are more …

7 “brain foods” to fight Alzheimer’s

It shocks most people to learn that Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is the sixth leading cause of death in America. But the truth is Alzheimer’s is alwayseventually fatal. There are already 5 million Americans currently suffering with this devastating disease, and the numbers are on the rise. In fact, according to …

Elder Abuse in Dementia: Signs, Effects, What to Do

Many people with dementia are victims of elder abuse, sometimes called elder mistreatment. Abuse can happen in many places, including the person’s home, a family member’s house, an assisted living facility, or a nursing home. Learn the signs. Find out what you can do to help. Table of Contents Types of Abuse Money Matters: Financial …