Validation was developed in an attempt to understand the emotions that a person with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia is expressing and allow caregivers to respond in a way that encourages the person to express their emotions freely.

People with Alzheimer’s disea...

Sleep Apnea has been shown to be a risk factor for dementia. People with Sleep Apnea exhibit impaired memory and executive function, and biomarker changes that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

A common disorder that repeatedly interrupts breathing during sleep i...

Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), also called Benson's syndrome, is a form of dementia which is usually considered an atypical variant of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The disease causes atrophy of the posterior part of the cerebral cortex, resulting in the progressive dis...

June 3, 2019

Mid-to-late stage dementia often presents challenging behavior problems. The anger, confusion, fear, paranoia and sadness that people with the disease are experiencing can result in aggressive and sometimes violent actions.

Dealing with Dementia Behavior

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