Have You Tried These Alternative & Complementary Therapies for Dementia?

Currently, there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease and few medications to treat it. As for the medications that do exist, effectiveness is quite varied. As a result, many care partners are seeking complementary or alternative therapies to treat their loved one’s symptoms and behaviors. In Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, these…

But Who Will Take Care of the Women? [3 Things to Consider]

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, women represent ⅔ of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Additionally, women over the age of 65 are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they are breast cancer. Those are some staggering statistics. In general, it tends to be women who are the planners, organizers, main points of contact,…

How To Explain Dementia To A Child

explaining dementia to a child

Having a friend or family member who is living with dementia is difficult, and everyone will have their own way of dealing with those diagnosed with it. Coping with a dementia diagnosis or finding out someone close to you has dementia is distressing – even for the most thick-skinned individuals. Explaining a dementia diagnosis to…