Resources tagged with diet

An Alzheimer’s Overview

Understanding Alzheimer's | 04.27.15

What is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia, a family of conditions that cause memory and behavior problems which interfere with the activities of daily life. The symptoms tend to begin gradually and then get progressively worse with the passage of time.  Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, accounting for up…


Caregiver Stress

Living With Alzheimer's >> What They're Feeling | 04.24.15

Caregiver stress: finding time for your own well-being The health effects of Alzheimer’s and other dementia conditions don’t just strike the people with these illnesses. They also impact their overworked caregivers who are susceptible to emotional and physical stress that can lead to serious health issues if not addressed. It is important, then, to recognize…


Eating & Drinking

Living With Alzheimer's >> Day-To-Day Issues | 04.24.15

Eating and drinking: managing the need for proper nutrition For most people, choosing and preparing a good meal is one of the joys of life. For people with dementia, however, it can be a confusing and overwhelming task. Physical side effects of these conditions can also make eating and drinking challenging or cause loss of…

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