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symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

8 Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease to Watch For

By Alzheimer's Care, General Health

Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, reasoning, and thinking skills. Here are eight Alzheimer’s symptoms to be on the lookout for.  1. Loss of Memory One of the most common early Alzheimer’s symptoms is forgetting recently learned information. Other related signs include forgetting important events or dates and asking the same questions over…

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Assisted Living vs. Home Care: What’s the Right Decision?

By Elder Care, General Health, Home Health Care, Nursing Care, Senior Care

Do you have an elderly family member who obviously needs daily care? If so, deciding the best way to go is probably stressful and overwhelming. Two common considerations are assisted living vs. home care. The majority of adults would naturally say they prefer to age at home in their familiar surroundings. However, many family members report that…

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music therapy

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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