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Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Care

How to plan dementia-friendly holidays

Let’s be honest – the holidays are stressful. There’s all the shopping, cooking and day-of- celebration chaos. The kids are running around like wild monkeys, the babies are crying and the TV is blaring. Combine all this craziness and cacophony … Continue reading

Trends in Alzheimer’s Research: The Role of Gut Bacteria

A girlfriend and I were recently chatting about the epidemic of Alzheimer’s and other dementias affecting so many of our boomer, senior as well as elder family members. My friend holds a Ph.D. in psychology and continues to work fulltime … Continue reading

Too Much Sleep May Warn of Dementia

Many of us are familiar with some of the common sleep problems often experienced by people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. They may have difficulty sleeping, want to nap a lot or become restless and agitated in the late afternoon … Continue reading

How to Explain Alzheimer’s to Kids and Teens

If adults are confused and upset by the affects of Alzheimer’s on Grandma or Grandpa, you can bet grandchildren will be anxious, too.  As the adult children and caregivers of parents with increasing memory loss, we may forget that our … Continue reading

Healthy Lifestyle Regimen Helps Dementia Patients

Here at Andelcare many of our caregivers are very experienced and skilled working with individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Beyond providing exceptional care for these folks, they help families know they are providing the very best care for their … Continue reading

New Technology May Help Your Parents Stay at Home Longer

It seems like every week I hear about some new technology that can help our elderly parents remain independent longer in their own homes. This “smart” technology is getting more streamlined, affordable and user-friendly, too. For many it is the … Continue reading