A Caregiver’s Guide: Cooking With Alzheimer’s

In many advice columns and informational resources for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, you’re likely to find recommendations that suggest unplugging the stove. There’s solid reasoning behind this advice: some people who live with Alzheimer’s disease may begin to cook but lose track of what they’re doing part way through the process. When…

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Lisa B Capp Caregiving Dementia

Endearment Zyprexa fails my mother after months of experiencing “normal” on the antipsychotic. Prescribed for her dementia, it produced delusions and hallucinations as she moved through a drug regimen recommended by the best medical minds available to us. Aricept and Namenda were introduced for her cognitive decline, Zyprexa, Risperdal, Abilify and Clozaril for her delusions, not…