My Parent Has Bouts of Memory Loss But Is It Dementia? Dementia is an umbrella term for over 60 different types of memory loss. Alzheimer's disease is the largest type of dementia but there are many different forms. Because it is a progressive disease, it will continue to get worse. Some forms of memory loss … Continue reading What Are Signs of Dementia?
Going Back to School Inspires Your Creativity and Stimulates Your Brain Many community colleges have low cost continuing education classes to hone computer skills, learn a new language, take trips and just explore new ideas. There are speaker series available through many colleges that put the attendee in touch with first class speakers on all … Continue reading Inspire Your Brain
Here is why you should always have an advocate when in a hospital or facility: 1) Change of shifts among healthcare workers often results in lack of knowledge about what happened during the last shift with patient care and condition. 2) Someone needs to observe what is going on with the patient as they may … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Should Never Go Into the Hospital Without An Advocate
4 Steps You Can Take to Safeguard Your Parent My brother was forever cancelling subscriptions for which my mother who had early dementia had signed up. One time we found Rolling Stones magazine in her assisted living apartment. Here are a few tips you can use to safeguard your parent from over zealous telemarketers: Place … Continue reading Your Parent Targeted by Telemarketers?
You may have suspected that your brain was not working properly. Now you have confirmed that there is a medical reason why your brain has not been functioning properly and all other possible medical conditions have been eliminated. In some ways, it may be a relief that you now know you are not crazy. On … Continue reading You’ve Been Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s…What Now?