Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals of the
Alzheimer's Disease affects people in different ways. Rather than focusing on the disease and impairment, we should aim to identify each person's strengths and remaining abilities and find activities to support these. Here are 15 Activities For Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease.
A study has shown that the increase of the brain enzyme called puromycin-sensitive aminopeptidase, which is the most abundant brain peptidase seen in mammals, can slow the harmful accumulation of toxic tau proteins, which ultimately
To celebrate National Safe at Home Week, Griswold Home Care has developed a visual snapshot of the common, yet serious safety issues that impact people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families / professional caregivers. #alzheimers #tgen www.mindcrowd.org
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SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori
Adapting and modifying games for seniors is necessary for all sorts of different reasons. As well as for those living with dementia, games need to be modified for those who use wheelchairs and those with impaired vision or sensory loss.
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