1 – Liked Ones with Alzheimer.

How to take care of your loved one. In circumstances when enjoyed ones deal with Alzheimer’s disease, the household must learn to change their way of life to accommodate everyone. If your liked one is cared for in your house, it is wise to keep the furnishings in the same area at all times. The action can help your enjoyed one feel comfy. It may end up being frustrating for those who take pleasure in moving their furniture around; yet …

1 – What is Arthritis?

One of the leading causes – if not the leading cause – of disability in the United States is arthritis. This means that over 16 million adults are forced to limit their activities because of their arthritic condition. But what is arthritis? And what can someone suffering from this apparently debilitating condition do to improve his or her quality of life? What is Arthritis – An Overview The word arthritis comes from the Greek term nosos arthritis or literally “disease …

Daily Tips – Sometimes caring for a loved one with dementia means seeking outside help.

As our society ages, more and more families are struggling to live with a family member who is suffering from dementia or Alzheimer disease. While memory loss can be a frightening experience for our aging parents or grandparents, its’ impact on the family can be equally frightening, particularly when there are young children in the home.   I learned that fact first hand when I brought my 93 year-old grandmother home to live with us. There were a host of …

Daily Tips – Alzheimer and Down syndrome.

Alzheimer disease (AD) is a series of conditions that sometimes include Down syndrome. The common disorder of AD is dementia. At this stage the condition usually spreads.   Alzheimer disease will slowly diminish the intellectual functions. The characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease differ from individual, since some people will have types of disease that cause retardation, while others may not. AD will destroy the brain tissues, which gradually destroys brain cells, etc. The condition causes the brain to collapse at the …