Meaningful Activity Programming

One of the most beneficial things we can do for someone with dementia is to provide them with meaningful activities. It is not uncommon that we forget how important the most simple of activities are to everyday life.

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Inadequate Sleep Sets Stage for Alzheimer's

We like to think that great days start with a great sleep. That saying may ring particularly true thanks to researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).

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State of Alzheimer's Drugs and Medications

As we care for our loved ones with Alzheimer's, we always focus on providing a safe, loving environment. We surround the person with familiar faces, and we always live in the moment. In moments of challenge, we sympathize and redirect. Since Alzheimer's is incurable, we look for ways to provide the highest quality end of life for that loved one.

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Power of the Powerball on Alzheimer's and Dementia

As of 1:30 Central Time, January 11, 2016, the Powerball jackpot is 1.4 Billion dollars. If paid in a lump sum, one would receive $868 million prior to taxes. On payday, the U.S. Government will hold 25%; the state of Illinois will hold another 3.75%. Thus, on the day of the big check cashing, you'll see a balance of over $618 million.

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This Time of Year

Tis the season for noticing signs of dementia. A recent survey found that family members are reluctant to speak to a loved one about concerns of their loved one's dementia.  Often, family members wait over a year before approaching the loved one.

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