Alzheimer/Memory Care

The Subtle Distinction Between Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often lumped together and used interchangeably to describe a variety of symptoms or behaviors exhibited by seniors. However, there is a subtle distinction that you should be aware of: Dementia is the overarching term for neurodegenerative diseases, and Alzheimer’s is just one type of dementia. With that…

Alzheimer/Memory Care | Healthy Living

Five Ways to Encourage Sleep For Alzheimer’s Patients

How to get Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients to Sleep at Night If you’re the caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s then you’re well acquainted with the fact that the disease can severely affect a person’s circadian rhythm. In addition, lack of sleep builds up Alzheimer’s brain plaques (beta-amyloid), which progress the disease—it’s a catch 22 of…

Alzheimer/Memory Care

Five Myths Surrounding Alzheimer’s

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.primemedicalalert.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/34974458_xxl.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”-50px|||” alt=”Caregiver helps Alzheimer’s patient” title_text=”Alzheimer’s patient “] [/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Directly or through a family member, Alzheimer’s disease affects more people than you can imagine. It is a severe mental disease that has been misunderstood for years. Many…