Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Strokes are TREATABLE, but every second counts.
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.
Hospice is a compassionate option for people facing end of life illness. When faced with the unique needs of end stage Alzheimer's and other related dementias, hospice can be especially beneficial to the patient and family.
Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease causing a slow decline in memory, language, reasoning, judgment, and daily functioning. It typically develops gradually and worsens over the course of several years.