Tips to celebrate holidays with Alzheimer

Tips to celebrate holidays with Alzheimer The holidays are often celebrated with presents, food and quality time spent with family and friends. But they can also bring stress, disappointment and sadness. Celebrating holidays with Alzheimer may cause a special sense of loss. For caregivers, they will remember the happy memories of the past, but may […]

Why music activates Alzheimer patients

Music has been known to affect those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, but why music activates Alzheimer patients, has not always been clear. Lately more and more research is done into the effects of music and activity on the daily lives of people with dementia. Because, even when talking is no longer possible, contact is still possible via […]

Dementia and technological innovations

Time has not yet brought a cure for Dementia and/or Alzheimer, but it has brought new technological innovations that can help patients to be safer and more comfortable. Dementia can be frightening and overwhelming — for both caregivers and the ones living with the disease. New technologies that seem successful thus far, help ease anxiety, establish […]

How to keep love alive when memories fade away

If Alzheimer’s creeps into your life, it has a huge impact on mutual relationships. Relationships change between marriage partners, between parents and their adult children and between other family members. Alzheimer and love; how do you keep the love alive for the other person when memories fade away? It is work It remains important to […]

The fear of Alzheimer

Being a woman in her fifties, I look forward to aging. For me growing older is a real privilege.  I finally am finding out what I want from life, and without the uncertainty that followed me the previous decades, actually achieving it.  I try to stay active, eat healthy and take time to relax. However, […]

Purposeful living with Alzheimer

If only kindness for people with Alzheimer could take root in society I see him every day that I drive down the hill; the old man that is waving with his walking stick. Every time I wave back, he smiles from ear to ear; for him it’s another day of purposeful living with Alzheimer. Purposeful […]

Can Alzheimer Come And Go?

Alzheimer symptoms can be confusing. Nearly everyone who cares for someone with Alzheimer has seen the signs for years. And then it seems that suddenly things get really bad, it lasts for weeks and then may stop again. And your mother/father/partner seems to be back to being the one you have always known. And then […]