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‘Boot Camp’ Helps Dementia Caregivers Understand How to Care for a Loved One

There are boot camps for military recruits, boot camps to lose weight and even boot camps for brides, but a boot camp for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers? Yes, there is one for that too and it is providing people with much-needed information and support. Read More

Seven Tips for Reducing Sundowning

Contributed by Healthline.com What is sundowning? Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s also … Read More

Four Surprising Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Many of us know the classic signs of Alzheimer’s disease like losing things, forgetting how to conduct simple tasks like boiling water or making a phone call, and losing the ability to recognize loved ones. They can be subtle, but if you spend time with your loved one and you are aware of these signs, you will recognize them as they slowly emerge. Then you can seek early diagnosis and support for your loved one. Read More

Why Companies Should Care About Caregiver Burnout

There are approximately 34 million American caregivers in the United States, and the majority of them are working adults. Not only must they juggle caregiving responsibilities with home and family life, they must somehow weave them into their daily work lives as well. Read More

Three Lifestyle Changes To Make in Your 30s to Curb the Onset of Dementia

If you are in your 30s your older years may seem light years away; it could be a crazy thought that the early signs of dementia may exist then. Yet, the way you live today can directly impact the health of your brain in decades ahead. Read More

Staying Safe at Home Means Being Ready for Anything

Aging independently in one’s home is top priority for many seniors, fueling a trend that’s not likely to dissipate anytime soon. Vital to the success of this choice is ensuring the environment is safe not only in terms of maximizing autonomy and minimizing fall risk but also in the event of fire, natural disasters, and power outages. Read More

How Exercise Can Prevent Falls in Seniors

Exercise is good for overall health. It keeps the heart healthy, the joints lubricated and the muscles strong. It also helps to prevent seniors from falling which is the leading cause of hospitalizations and broken bones for seniors in the United States. Read More

Caregiver Burnout: Four Ways Caregivers Can Increase Energy Through Food

You can find a lot of different advice on how to increase your energy through food, but health and fitness experts agree on one thing: fresh fruits and vegetables, drinking water and avoiding bad fat and sugar are the keys to good health and high energy. Read More

Stroke Care: What You Need to Know About Stroke Rehabilitation Centers

If your loved one suffers a stroke you will be thrust into unknown waters. While the medical team takes care of stabilizing your loved one, you will have to check on insurance coverage, communicate with the care team, and quickly develop a post-stroke care plan. Read More

10 Early Symptoms of Dementia

Source: healthline Overview Dementia is a collection of symptoms that can occur due to a variety of possible diseases. Dementia … Read More