The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease, meaning it worsens over time. It affects memory, thinking, personality, and movement. The symptoms and severity of Alzheimer’s may be different for each patient. However, there is a similar sequence that most patients tend to follow from the beginning of the disease to its end. Experts have identified seven […]

Signs It Is Time to Hire a Home Caregiver

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When your aging parents or loved ones need more assistance than you can provide, hiring an in-home caregiver can be beneficial. In-home care allows people to stay safely in their homes independently, healthier, and maintain their quality of life. Services can be tailored to your loved one’s needs, giving you a greater peace of mind. […]

Cataracts in the Elderly

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Overview Cataracts is cloudiness of the eye lens that affects vision. The lens refracts light rays that come into the eye to help us see a sharp image. When the lens is blocked there is less light that will enter the eye causing blurriness. Cataracts is developed when protein builds up in the eye lens […]

Tips for Dementia Caregivers

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Caring for a loved one with dementia can be demanding and stressful. Dementia-related illnesses can impair a person’s ability to think clearly, remember, or communicate coherently. As dementia progresses, your loved one’s needs will increase, and each day brings new challenges. Helping someone with dementia to feel as comfortable, happy, and safe as possible is […]

Dementia: Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Types

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Dementia is a general term for brain conditions that cause deterioration in memory, thinking, behavior, and reasoning skills. The signs of dementia start out slowly and gradually worsen enough to interfere with daily activities.  Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Dementia mostly affects older adults; however, it is not a part of […]