Posts Tagged ‘alzheimer’s’

How To Talk To a Loved One With Alzheimer’s? Use Less Words

When we need to communicate in social situations, we’re used to using lots of words to fill the silence. If you want to talk to a loved one with Alzheimer’s, though, the opposite is the way to go. Because when it comes to Alzheimer’s – or any other kind of dementia – speaking less means…

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The 3 Types of Alzheimer’s

According to a Marist Public Opinion poll, Alzheimer’s is the disease Americans fear most – more than heart disease, more than cancer. And no one wants to talk about fears. The thing is, understanding the 3 types of Alzheimer’s is one of the keys to coping with it – and to giving yourself or your…

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When A Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

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Feeling forgotten by a loved one is excruciatingly painful. And, unfortunately for many family members and friends of Alzheimer’s sufferers this is the reality. A lot has been said about the individual suffering from the disease, but the truth is that those close to him or her suffer greatly too. In this post we’ll discuss…

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Omega 3 Benefits

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Do you have enough omega 3 in your diet? These fatty acids are one type of fat you should definitely consider getting enough of. They pack great health benefits and are relatively easy to get hold of. Sources of Omega 3 Natural There are several types of omega 3 fatty acids. EPA and DHA, which…

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Benefits Of Spending Time With Grandchildren

spending time with a grandchild riding his bike

Hopefully, you don’t need a blog post about the benefits of spending time with grandchildren from Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center to convince you that this is something you should do if you can. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn a thing or two and appreciate this connection even more. “Grandkids bring you into a…

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SSRIs For Dementia: Can Antidepressants Cure Memory Loss?

Researchers claim they may have found a new way to treat dementia. Alzheimer’s and Dementia in N.J. This is exciting news. Especially for residents of New Jersey, where the disorder is no stranger. According to a survey in 2016, over 68% of adults in the state know someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia or did…

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Apathy In Elderly Adults: Is It An Issue?

Apathy in elderly adults can be annoying. When you’re enthusiastic about something and your loved one just doesn’t seem to care much, it can be frustrating. The same is true when your loved one loses interest in what used to bring them joy. “Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.” – Horace Greeley You may…

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

“I think Alzheimer’s is an important cause.” – Kimberly Guilfoyle Do you know anyone with Alzheimer’s disease? Chances are, you answered yes. Alzheimer’s disease is devastating, both on the individual level and on the public level. In fact, 5.7 million people in America suffer from the Alzheimer’s and that number is projected to reach 14…

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Personality: Conditions That Can Change Your Life

Personality is all the ways you think, feel, and act. Indeed, it what makes you, singularly you. Your habits, quirks, and the way you react to the world around you. Even though your moods change and you learn and grow over the years, there’s still a certain you-ness to it all. But some health conditions…

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