April 29, 2019

Though memory loss is the best-known Alzheimer's symptom, the disease can also cause psychiatric problems that lead to profound changes in personality, mood and behavior.

As Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progresses, it destroys memories, causes erratic behavio...

Spouses and adult children of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias often have to brace themselves for a time when their loved one no longer recognizes them.

Are you worried that your loved one with dementia has forgotten who you are? Maybe she doesn't remember yo...

In general, what a person is thinking on a daily basis can depend greatly on their progression in the disease process. The important thing to remember is not so much what the person is thinking, but rather to make the person feel safe, secure and stimulated.

Even among...

April 8, 2019

Activities for seniors with dementia relieve boredom, create positive experiences, produce laughter, provide bonding among participants and help develop memories of good times. (Picture: Memory Matters Memory Activity Club)

Dementia caregivers often struggle to come up...

April 1, 2019

Does a diagnosis of dementia automatically mean the person has to stop driving? This is one of the first and toughest issues families and caregivers will face.

Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia often present slowly over time in seniors. This can...

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