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Thursday, November 26

How to Manage Dementia's Hallucinations without Drugs

DEMENTIA WITH LEWY BODIES VIDEO:

Hallucinations in dementia often pose bigger challenges than memory and cognitive problems. Watch these smart caregiver strategies from the University of Texas.

It Takes a Village to Care About Caregivers

Caregiving for Alzheimer's demands the support of loved ones and time for self-care. Read how overwhelming stress can increase the risk of caregiver dementia by sixfold.

A Big Thanksgiving Laugh from A Little Old Lady

HAPPY THANKSGIVING - SENIOR CARE & FUN VIDEO:

A little old lady will make you laugh out loud, elegantly shining tasteful light on aging's quirks. Take delight as Mary takes the mic before a live audience.

4 Meaningful Thanksgiving Tips

HOLIDAYS WITH DEMENTIA: Thanksgiving Day is a time of togetherness. People with a dementia such as Alzheimer's need a special touch. Here are four insights holiday tips.

Wednesday, November 25

Holiday Hints for Families Living with Alzheimer's

HAPPY THANKSGIVING IN THE USA - EARLY PREPARATIONS:

Tips to help caregivers & people with dementia when visiting family, friends & neighbors during the holiday season.

Magnesium-Rich Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie
THANKSGIVING BRAIN RECIPE:

Make your pumpkin-pie a brain-healthy magnesium-pie. Try this "cognitively-correct" dish for dinner.

Tuesday, November 24

Music, Poetry, Prayer, Rythm - Use The Gifts They Still Have

NEW TEEPA CARE-TIPS VIDEO:

Why focus on what people with dementia lose? Focus on what they have. Teepa shows how to make the most from those abilities.

10 Precautions for Celebrating Thanksgiving with Dementia

Thanksgiving turkey
HOLIDAY TIPS: Getting together for a holiday meal can cause a person with Alzheimer's some confusion and anxiety. Here are 10 tips to make the holiday easier and more pleasurable.

Monday, November 23

Alzheimer's, Aluminum, Tea?

FOOD VIDEO:

If you are concerned about Alzheimer's, "steps should be taken to lessen human exposure to Aluminum," according to The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. How? Here are some simple tips to fine-tune your diet.

How to Prepare for Bad Weather with Dementia

ARTICLE & CHECKLIST:

Dementia demands preparation. When bad weather strikes, be ready. Includes checklists to help you prepare and tips on the best ways to ride it out, plus ways to get everyone back on their feet in the aftermath.

Sunday, November 22

Hard Work Must Be 'Good' to Lower Dementia Risk

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have found certain types of physical activity are better than others in preventing dementia and disease. Find out more.

Treating Sleep Apnea to Cut Risk of Dementia

Researchers at Monash University are exploring the implications of treating obstructive sleep apnea to reduce the risk of dementia. This comes after finding a link between severe untreated OSA and the protein “beta-amyloid” that builds up in the brain, increasing the risk of dementia.