Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Bedroom Safety for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caregiver in Glenview IL: Bedroom Safety for Seniors with Alzheimer's

For a senior with Alzheimer’s disease, nighttime can be scary and a little bit odd. The house is quiet and dark and she may find it more difficult than during the day to remember how to do certain things. As her caregiver, you can take some steps to help her to feel and to be…

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How to Use Pictures with Dementia Patients

Elderly Care in Lake Forest IL: Using Pictures to Help Dementia Patients

It can be difficult to communicate with older adults who have dementia. This is especially true when the person has lost their ability to communicate verbally. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t be reached. One way to connect with dementia patients is to use pictures as a form of communication. They can be used to…

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Signs and Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia

Elder Care in Lake Forest IL: Characterized by the presence of deposits of a protein called alpha-synuclein in the nerve cells throughout the brain, LBD is a term that is used to describe both dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia.

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