The Stages of Alzheimers dementia


7 The Seventh and Last Stage of Alzheimer’s dementia

If you've read the 7 Stages of Alzheimers, you realize there are obvious degrees of decline through this disease. Sometimes the decline is exhilarated by a hospital stay, a surgery, a particular medication, anything out of the ordinary. But the normal progression of this disease is to the last stage, Stage Seven. Then there is a total disconnect between brain and body. The patient takes to there … [Read More...]

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Common Questions about dementia


Memory-Loss stops “Internal Clock” for those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia as they lose “sense of time”

When we can't remember what happened in the past, we lose a "sense of time" or  any expectation for the future. Even if the future is only a few minutes away. A "sense of time" is formed by multiple memories which create an "internal clock" that tells us when it's time to get up, go to work, have lunch or go to bed. We do all these things because we've formed a memory in our "internal … [Read More...]

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How to Get Someone with Alzheimer’s to do their Laundry

I get many questions each day but this one in particular caught my eye. “How to get my mother with Alzheimer’s to wash her clothes.” If she has Alzheimer’s or Demenita– The short answer is: You probably won’t.  And if she does laundry at all, it won’t be in a way that you would approve, […]


7 Overall Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Cognitive Decline

On a Daily basis I scour issues of Health and Medical magazines and  Alzheimer’s Newsletters, hoping for more news on which fruit to eat, or how many miles to walk, or which vitamin or mineral to pop every morning with breakfast. As a person with high-blood pressure and other heart related issues, I exercise daily, […]


What is Dementia? What are the Causes besides Alzheimer’s?

Dementia is a general term rather than a specific disease. It describes symptoms caused by a number of brain-affecting disorders. Dementia is common in senior citizens. People with dementia experience impaired intellectual functioning that hinders normal activities and relationships, and they lose problem-solving abilities and have trouble maintaining emotional control. Senior citizens with dementia may […]

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