Watch for These Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia

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Lewy body dementia, also called dementia with Lewy bodies, is a common type of progressive dementia much like Alzheimer’s disease. With Lewy body dementia, protein deposits, called Lewy bodies, develop in nerve cells in the brain regions involved in thinking, memory, and movement (motor control). Those who have it, have Lewy bodies in their brains…

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What Can You Do to Make Life Easier for a Senior with Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Once your elderly family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she may worry that her entire life is over. There are some big changes coming her way, but with the right Alzheimer’s care plan, you and your senior may be able to find a path forward that helps her to have the best possible quality…

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Alzheimer’s Disease Aggression: What Are Common Triggers?

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Did you know that aggression is quite common in those with Alzheimer’s disease? Unfortunately, there are a lot of family caregivers who are unaware of what causes the aggression. If you aren’t familiar with the causes, it can make handling it much more difficult. However, you don’t have to keep struggling so much with this…

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Why Does Sundowning Happen?

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Every day at the same time, your dad becomes overly confused and agitated. He gets aggressive and will not sit still. These are all key signs of sundowning, but why does it happen? The reality is that there is no clear answer to why sundowning happens. Some people with dementia never experience it, and others…

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