March 2016

30
Mar

Spice it Up!

Recently, we discussed how Alzheimer’s disease can affect the 5 senses and we offered some tips for caregivers on how to cope with and manage these symptoms.  Perhaps at first glance, losing the sense to taste may seem like the least traumatic or dangerous of the five.  However, losing one’s sense of taste can lead to less food intake which

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15
Mar

Its Time to Man Up

March is “Women’s History Month” and with that have come numerous online posts and articles about famous women in history, from Rosa Parks to Christa McAulliffe.   Although women have been making history since the existence of mankind, often their stories are given little recognition or not even told.   Currently, there is a large group of women whose stories need

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4
Mar

Alzheimer’s and the Senses

One of the things that makes Alzheimer’s, and all dementia for that matter, so devastating is that it destroys the most important organ we have, the brain.  As the control center for our entire body, the brain plays a role in every function. This, of course, includes how our senses work, from perception to reaction.  Since different parts of the

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