Alzheimer’s Care – Dressing The Alzheimer’s Patient

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, many caregivers struggle with some basic tasks such as dressing their patients.  In the early stages of Alzheimer’s it may be a challenge dressing the parient but as … [Read more...]

Possible Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the Salk Institute may have found a link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease but have been unable to explain how it affects the cognitive processes of those with the degenerative … [Read more...]

Researchers Developing Blood Test for Alzheimer’s

Researchers in Israel are close to developing a blood test capable of detecting early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.  The earliest clue to the onset of Alzheimer’s can be detected when metabolic … [Read more...]

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease Maybe Possible

Researchers have discovered some of the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease well before any symptoms of the disease appear.  This latest research can prove extremely important because with early … [Read more...]

Is Hoarding Normal for Alzheimer’s People?

Are you a caregiver for someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s?  Are you finding things they’ve hoarded and stored around the house? Hoarding is not unusual for people suffering with Alzheimer’s or … [Read more...]

Why Do People With Alzheimer’s Wander?

Have you noticed that people with Alzheimer’s tend to wander aimlessly as if they’re searching for something?  Is this a trait of the disease or just a heightened awareness and worry for their safety … [Read more...]

Brain Plaque in Alzheimer’s Disease Traced to Liver

Brain plaque associated with Alzheimer's Disease may originate in the liver according to research conducted at The Scripps Research Institute.  This research could ultimately lead to new ways to … [Read more...]

Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

What's the difference between Alzheimer's Disease and dementia?  It's a question often asked when a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia.  To put it in simple terms dementia is a symptom and … [Read more...]

Sundown Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease

An Alzheimer’s disease caregiver will tell you coping with sundown syndrome is difficult when providing care to an Alzheimer’s patient.  Described as a state of confusion and agitation, sundown … [Read more...]

Common Signs Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

Many associate memory loss as the most common sign associated with Alzheimer's disease.  The onset of Alzheimer's disease may also be signaled by other common signs other than memory loss. Some … [Read more...]