Tips for Keeping Loved Ones with Dementia Safe on Halloween

Tips for Keeping Loved Ones with Dementia Safe on Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner. It’s important to keep our loved ones with dementia in on the fun. However, there are unique problems Halloween can present to them. Because of this, it’s important to take precautions to keep them, and everyone else, safe on Halloween. Here are some tips for Halloween safety: Keep decorations
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Disorders that Mimic Dementia Symptoms

Disorders that Mimic Dementia Symptoms

The major symptoms of dementia include memory loss and cognitive decline. However, these symptoms can appear in other disorders that are much more treatable than Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Below some of these disorders and their dementia-like symptoms are outlined. • Depression: Depression is commonly associated with dementia, but, depression can also cause issues with
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Tips for Calming Agitated Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

Tips for Calming Agitated Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be stressful. This is especially so when the loved one is agitated. Agitation can lead to aggressive behavior such as hitting, screaming, or cursing. These behaviors only add to caregiver stress. Here are two general tips for dealing with an agitated person with Alzheimer’s: For safety purposes:
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Habits that Hurt the Liver

Habits that Hurt the Liver

The liver is an important organ. It serves a variety of vital functions ranging from cleaning blood to detoxifying our bodies. A healthy liver is essential to overall health. However, there are many daily habits that could be harming our livers. These habits include: • Not drinking enough water • Drinking too much alcohol •
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