Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

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Behavioral Changes Late in the Day: Sundowner’s Syndrome

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Like clock work, as the sun fades so does the mood of your loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. You aren’t alone. This is not an anomaly. It’s known as sundowners syndrome, and you can take steps to reduce it’s severity. Specifically, sundowner’s syndrome is the behavioral changes that occur in a person around dusk. It usually [...]

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Home Safety for Alzheimer’s Care

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Creating a safe environment for a loved one with Alzheimer’s is critical, especially if you care for your loved one in your home. As your loved one moves through the stages of the Alzheimer’s Disease, the needs for heightened safety throughout the home.  From the tool shed in the back yard to the hair straightener [...]

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Prepare For Care: Alzheimer’s at Stage 5

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Stage 5: Moderately Severe Cognitive Decline Stage 4 and Stage 5 of Alzheimer’s Disease will seemingly blend together. A lot of the symptoms from Stage 4 will continue into Stage 5, while others will worsen and others will manifest. How your loved one progresses is entirely unknown, as it’s different for every person. It’s important [...]

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Facts and Figures

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As caregivers, we know the hardships that we may face. We see the struggles that our loved ones endure, continually bracing ourselves for what may come next. We hear the stories of other caregivers, and if we’re lucky, we have a tremendous support network to lean on when we need it most. But as caregivers, [...]