Do those with dementia have Aphasia? Aphasia is an inability to understand or use words for communication. This includes spoken and written words and can be a devastating illness since it also affects writing and reading. Since someone with dementia also has problems with words and conversation, you might think everyone with dementia has Aphasia. […]
It's common to have many questions when a loved one has dementia.
You will find answers here for many of your questions.
Caring for aging parents – it looks hard but not impossible Nobody wants to see their parents decline in their older years. Our parents have been the strong ones in our lives, and it can be heartbreaking to see them starting to lose physical or mental capacity. Parents usually don’t want to admit this either, […]
Vitamin D is one of the vitamins that have been found through studies to Lower Alzheimer’s Risk Sometimes we forget how important Vitamin D can be. Since it’s easily absorbed into our body through lots of sunshine, and also found in the foods we eat, we don’t keep track of how much we actually get. But if […]
“Me and My Alzheimer’s Shadow” is a quote from Bob DeMarco and the http://alzheimersReadingRoom.com Shadowing was one of the most disturbing symptoms for me as a caregiver. At the time, I didn’t know why Mom followed me, nor why she woke me up during the middle of the night simply to stare down at me. […]