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Tips to Combating Forgetfulness with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common. In fact, it is the leading cause of dementia in seniors. Alzheimer’s affects an estimated 5.5 million Americans and is ranked as […]

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9 Holiday Gift Ideas For Nursing Home Residents

The holiday season is busy for so many reasons! You are trying to find the perfect gift, you are scheduling weekend plans, and you also want to spend some quality time with your loved ones. It is easy to buy gifts for children because they […]

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Repeat-Outfit Offender: When seniors wear the same clothes every day

As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behaviour often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit for several days in a […]

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Getting Dressed in All Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by toxic changes in the brain. Therefore, it largely impairs memory and judgment, although motor skills may also be affected when brain signals meant to control muscles are damaged. Getting dressed can become a struggle for both patients and their caregivers. […]

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