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Tag: alzheimers

  • Safe Balance Exercises for Seniors Who Use a Walker

    Safe Balance Exercises for Seniors Who Use a Walker

    Stay Steady and Strong: Safe Balance Exercises for Seniors Who Use a Walker Staying active and independent is crucial for seniors, and maintaining good balance is key to both. But for those who rely on a walker, concerns about stability can sometimes become a barrier to exercise. The good news is, that balance exercises can…

  • Improve Quality of Life for Seniors

    Improve Quality of Life for Seniors

    Golden Years, Brighter Days: Simple Strategies to Enhance Senior Quality of Life As we age, our priorities shift, and the focus turns towards enjoying a fulfilling and enriching life. While challenges may arise, there are countless ways to embrace the golden years and cultivate a vibrant quality of life. This blog delves into practical tips…

  • The role of love in palliative care

    The role of love in palliative care

    The Tender Touch: Love’s Vital Role in Palliative Care Palliative care, often associated with its medical interventions and symptom management, holds a deeper truth within its core: the power of love. While science undoubtedly plays a crucial role in easing physical suffering, it’s the warmth of human connection, the expression of genuine love, that truly…

  • Untreated Pain in Dementia: Signs, Causes and Treatment

    Untreated Pain in Dementia: Signs, Causes and Treatment

    Memory loss and confusion are well-known symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease; however, many people also experience severe or chronic pain. Studies suggest that chronic pain can further accelerate cognitive decline, so it’s important to identify and treat pain in people suffering from dementia since they often have difficulty communicating that something is wrong and…

  • Sundowning in dementia

    Sundowning in dementia

    Sundowning, also known as late-day confusion, is a common condition that affects many individuals, particularly those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. It is characterized by increased agitation, confusion, and restlessness that occur later in the day, usually in the late afternoon or early evening. Sundowning can be challenging for both the person experiencing it and…