Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease

Travel Tips for People Who Have Dementia

By |2024-05-21T13:09:56-05:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , |

Travel Tips for People Who Have Dementia Prepare for a Memorable and Safe Family Vacation Are aging loved ones traveling with you on this summer’s family vacation?  While it’s a wonderful opportunity for quality family time, traveling with older loved ones can be challenging, especially if they have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.  [...]

Tools That Can Make Life Easier for People Who Have Dementia

By |2024-05-13T11:06:00-05:00May 9th, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

Tools That Can Make Life Easier for People Who Have Dementia If you’re caring for someone who has dementia, you know that they often need help completing, what used to be, simple tasks. “Many of us at the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN) have personal experience with dementia, so we understand many of the challenges [...]

Physical Exercise and Cognitive Decline

By |2024-04-25T11:22:47-05:00April 25th, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , |

Physical Exercise and Cognitive Decline When it comes to healthy aging, a little exercise goes a long way - especially when it comes to Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  Research Findings: Exercise and Dementia Risk Reduction Experts with the Alzheimer’s Society, analyzed data from 16 studies into exercise and dementia. They found that [...]

Tips to Help Overcome Dementia Challenges

By |2024-04-11T13:18:28-05:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , |

Overcoming Dementia Challenges: Simple Tips for Caregivers Understanding Dementia Challenges If you’re caring for someone who has dementia, you know that every day brings unique, unpredictable challenges. “Many of us at the HomeCare Advocacy Network have personal experience with dementia, so we understand many of the challenges that come with the disease. The unpredictable [...]

What is Dementia?

By |2024-04-01T12:59:51-05:00April 1st, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

What is Dementia? Most people know that dementia is a cruel, but there’s a lot about the disease that people don’t understand.  Understanding Dementia According to the Alzheimer’s Association: Dementia is not a single disease. It’s an overall term to describe a collection of symptoms that one may experience if they are living with [...]

Reducing the Risk of Dementia

By |2024-01-22T13:11:32-05:00January 16th, 2024|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , |

Reducing the Risk of Dementia It’s never too early, never too late - that’s the theme of the 2023 World Alzheimer’s Report.   Proactive Steps to Reduce Dementia Risk Developed by Alzheimer’s Disease International, the report focuses on risk reduction - outlining the proactive steps people can take to ward off Alzheimer’s and related dementias. [...]

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for People with Dementia

By |2023-11-29T10:53:43-05:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , |

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for People with Dementia Struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for the senior who has everything? It’s even harder when you’re shopping for an aging loved one who has dementia. “I know from my family’s personal experience that caring for someone with dementia can be challenging - especially as [...]

Avoiding Alzheimer’s Burnout

By |2023-06-29T09:35:00-05:00June 22nd, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Avoiding Alzheimer’s Burnout Your dad got the diagnosis no one wants to hear - Alzheimer’s disease. It’s heartbreaking to watch him fall victim to confusion and memory loss. The fear that he will wander off or have an accident is overwhelming. His mood swings and unpredictable behavior are exhausting. 24/7, 365 Days a Year [...]

Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Tips for Better Communication

By |2023-06-20T13:07:28-05:00June 15th, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

Alzheimer’s and Dementia - Tips for Better Communication Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can be challenging. “Alzheimer’s is a cruel disease. It robs people of so much - including the ability to clearly communicate and understand what friends and loved ones are saying,” said Sierra Goetz, co-founder and [...]

Helping Loved Ones With Dementia Get the Nutrition They Need

By |2023-06-12T08:38:30-05:00June 8th, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Helping Loved Ones With Dementia Get the Nutrition They Need If you’re caring for someone who has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, you know that encouraging them to eat nutritious meals can be a daily challenge - especially during the middle and late stages of the disease. “We work with many families who are [...]

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