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Music Therapy for Dementia: Does it Work?

By Dementia Care

Most people find music to be an enjoyable part of life, but can music actually “wake up” the mind? Definitely, according to therapists who have been using music therapy to promote a sense of self and memory in older adults suffering from dementia. Music therapy for dementia is a purposeful process where therapists work one-on-one…

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Key Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer's

Key Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

By Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Elder Care, Senior Care

  It’s common for people to think that dementia and Alzheimer’s are just two different names for the same condition, and, in fact, the two words are often used interchangeably. However, the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s actually have two different and distinct meanings. Here are some pointers to help you differentiate between the two and…

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Make Your Home Safer for a Loved One with Dementia

How to Make Your Home Safer for a Loved One with Dementia

By Dementia Care, Elder Care, Senior Care

Does someone you love suffer from dementia? Living with dementia presents risks and hazards that can compromise autonomy over time. Before looking at assisted living or residential care, consider ways to make the home safer for dementia; these simple modifications could preserve independence and foster well-being without leaving the home. Make your home a safer place…

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