When a loved one has Alzheimer's disease or dementia, behavioral changes that accompany these diseases can make visits difficult. Here are some helpful tips to help ease the discomfort and make the visits more pleasant.
The language area of the brain is impacted early in the Alzheimer’s disease process, but music touches a different part of the brain. Some individuals will respond to music when nothing else seems to reach them.
Oxford HealthCare's Memory Care Program presents Coping with Caregiving, a free event to help those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
At times, the symptoms of dementia, delirium and depression overlap and occur simultaneously. It is important to recognize the differences in order to seek the appropriate treatment. Oxford HealthCare's Memory Care Program is a resource to help you.