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14
Apr

Frontotemporal Dementia: Types, Symptoms, & Causes

An estimated 50,000 to 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). This cognitive disease is most common in adults aged 40 to 65 but can occur in younger and older adults.  The best way to confront a disease like this is to understand its scope. Keep reading to learn about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of FTD along with

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14
Mar

5 Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Developing Dementia

How to Prevent Dementia We often get the question “Can dementia be prevented?” Unfortunately, the answer is no because the leading causes of dementia—age and genetics—can’t be altered. Despite the progress we’ve made, there’s still a lot that doctors don’t know about the disease. You can, however, take specific steps to reduce your chances of developing dementia.  The key here

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15
Feb

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

9 Common Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Knowing what signs to look for is the key to getting your loved ones the individualized care they need. Below are nine common signs that someone with Alzheimer’s may exhibit.   Memory Loss Along with repeating the same question multiple times in a conversation, it’s also common for those with Alzheimer’s to forget simple details

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17
Jan

4 Types Of Dementia Behaviors & Ways to Respond

When your loved one suffers from dementia, you will do anything to get them the quality care they need. What many people do not realize is that quality dementia care starts right at home. The best thing you can do for your loved one is to understand common dementia behaviors and respond appropriately. We have created an outline of common

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12
Nov

8 Reasons Your Loved One With Late-Stage Dementia Is Not Eating

An estimated 10%-15% of people with dementia experience a decrease in their food and drink consumption at some point while they have the condition. If someone with late-stage dementia is not eating, it is likely a sign of one or more underlying problems. Appetite loss in dementia patients may result from another health condition, lack of physical activity, or the

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4
Nov

Dementia Vs Delirium: Top 6 Differences & Symptoms

Do you have a loved one suffering from delirium or dementia? It’s important to know the differences, causes, and symptoms of these two conditions so you’re prepared to take care of your loved one. If you are researching the differences between delirium vs. dementia, we have compiled a list of the symptoms and signs you need to be familiar with.

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21
Oct

Top 8 Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

People often wonder if there is a way to reduce their loved one’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Some risk factors that cause degenerative brain disease can’t be changed, such as an individual’s age, hereditary conditions, and genetics. However, risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease such as lifestyle and wellness can be influenced. Whether it’s more exercise, adding healthy choices to

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30
Aug

7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease & Ways to Care For a Loved One

One of the first things you can do when you discover a family member has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is arm yourself with as much information about the disease as possible. This will allow you to provide effective care to your loved one in this critical time. To help you ease your anxiety, we have summarized the 7 stages
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11
Aug

What Are the Stages of Vascular Dementia? Treatments & Tips

As one of the most common forms of dementia, it’s helpful to recognize not just the onset of vascular dementia but how it progresses and the timeline. It’s the only way to offer your loved one the best possible support. Each of the vascular dementia stages can progress at different rates depending on which underlying factor caused it. Vascular Dementia

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6
Aug

Dementia Caregiver Tips: Ways to Keep Family Members Safe at Home

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, safety around the home becomes a primary concern. Adapting the home to fit your loved one’s needs helps them stay safe and comfortable. If you’re a dementia caregiver, it’s important to research dementia care tips and take preventative measures in the home to help avoid

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