Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s’

“Just Keep Holding On” – song about Coping & Alzheimer’s

Tom Janicik and Patricia Mock’s song titled “Just Keep Holding On” was inspired by the impact of Alzheimer’s on both of their Mom’s and their family’s lives.

If I get too carried away by a new home health care technology, this video can remind me of its purpose. Thanks to Tom & Patricia for producing it. You can find other Alzheimer’s resources are in our Resources page and related videos referenced above.

Our goal here is to help people stay at home in familiar and loving surroundings as long as possible rather than in institutions, and we’re always seeking new ways to do that with technology, even if it just delays the inevitable. If you’ve found new solutions to issues you faced, please share with a Reply below.

15 Home Safety Tips for Care Givers of Dementia Sufferer

original article on Alesha's blogGuest article by A.E.Churba, A.E.Churba Design, LLC

Dementia is a brain disorder that causes behavioral changes and changes in mental cognition for those living with the disease. Those living with dementia, a debilitating disease that includes the more readily recognized term Alzheimer’s disease, tend to lose the ability to remember names, arrange thoughts coherently and forget their current surroundings. As the disease progresses, communication becomes more difficult for the sufferer and agitation can occur.

Creating a home that is safe and comfortable for both the care giver and individual is very important. Following are 15 simple tips that can help care givers keep those afflicted with the disease safer in their home or living space.

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