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Worried about Alzheimer’s? Try our healthy tips for brain health.

Alzheimer’s disease has intruded on the lives of more than 5 million families worldwide, and the number is expected to rise. There are measures based on scientific research that suggests non-pharmacological lifestyle practices may prevent the onset of cognitive decline. We share five habits that have been found to help promote long-term brain health. Continue reading

Non-Pharmacological versus Pharmacological Treatments for Dementia

Most pharmacological treatments have been designed to help stabilize and reduce the accompanying indicators of dementia, such as anxiety or depression. Many of the treatments currently available have been unsuccessful alone in the prevention of further decline. A caregiver, either a professional or family member, can help increase the quality of life significantly for a loved one suffering from dementia with the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, which is an activities-based program for use at home. Continue reading

Exercise Guidelines for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Physical exercise is crucial to maintaining or strengthening balance and sustaining blood flow throughout the body, brain and muscles, and there are also numerous advantages to incorporating an exercise routine for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia beyond physical benefits. Continue reading

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Caregivers!

In recognition of The Longest Day, Home Care Assistance has chosen to celebrate both family and professional caregivers. Continue reading

Nutritional Care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

In our continuous pursuit to share educational resources for those providing care to individuals experiencing dementia, we’ve created 8 useful tips that may help with meal time preparation for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Continue reading

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: Could Syrup Cure Alzheimer’s Disease?

At the American Chemical Society’s annual meeting, researchers made a few important announcements regarding the benefits of pure maple syrup and its potential to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading