A person with dementia will need more care as their disease progresses due to changes in their memory, thinking, and behavior. It can be challenging for caregivers or family members to help manage these changes. Whether the disease is in its early or late stages, there are resources and services that can help! Types ofContinue reading “Get Help With Dementia Care”
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Are You Safe to Drive on the Road?
As you age, changes in your health can affect your driving skills. Some changes that can affect your ability to drive safely may include: Stiff joints and muscles that make it difficult to turn your head to look back, turn the steering wheel quickly, or brake safely. Trouble seeing people, things, and movement outside of yourContinue reading “Are You Safe to Drive on the Road?”
5 Activity Ideas for People With Alzheimer’s Disease
Staying active with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease is important. Doing things together can help improve your loved one’s quality of life and help manage behavior changes that may come as their disease progresses. Here are some examples of activities you can safely do with your loved one who has Alzheimer’s: Make aContinue reading “5 Activity Ideas for People With Alzheimer’s Disease”
Join the Fun for the Chicago Public Library Virtual Event: Dementia Holiday Sing-a-long
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8 Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys a person’s memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. Following a diagnosis, a person with Alzheimer’s or a loved one may have questions about the disease. Frequently asked questions include: What are the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? WhatContinue reading “8 Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease”
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Volunteers Needed for Studies to Advance Dementia Research
Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health?
Infographic: Four Things to Know About Depression and Older Adults
While depression is common in older adults, it is not a normal part of aging. Continue reading for treatment options:
Don’t Miss AARP’s 4th Annual Caregiving Conference
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Tips for Changes in Communication for People with Dementia
Communication can be difficult for people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, here are a few things you can do to help make communication easier.