Swallowing difficulties are particularly common in the elderly and can lead to dehydration and malnutrition. A Registered Nurse discusses issues related to dysphagia in the elderly.
Coloring is an excellent activity for children of all ages. It can be a good activity for someone with Alzheimer's, as long as a few important issues are taken into consideration.
Dementia is not a disease. It is, what we call in the medical parlance, a syndrome—a collection of symptoms and manifestations that can collectively represent a condition. It is vitally important to get the right diagnosis so the physician can plan the right treatment and management plan.
Seniors gather a house full of memories in their lifetime. Downsizing to a care facility challenges families to respect the stuff, provide closure for a lifetime of treasures.