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10 Things Things a Person Living With Dementia Would Tell You If They Could

Here are ten communications tips that can help Alzheimer's caregivers improve their daily life.
Sometimes it helps to look at each situation from the perspective, or from out of the eyes of the person living with dementia.

Communication Tips - Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia,in which sufferers experience memory issues that begin and gradually worsen.Alzheimer's include anxiety, mental delusions, loss of function and sleep difficulties.

Anger and Aggression Tips - Alzheimer's

Alzheimers's patients brains commonly contain cell abnormalities referred to as plaques or tangles. Plaques hinder brain cell communication, and tangles prevent nutrients from reaching the brain cells

Alzheimer’s progresses and aggression can flare up without warning. There may not be an obvious cause but many a times there are triggers you can spot before or during a problem. Common clues are discomfort, environment around them or confusion.

World Alzheimer's Day - Getting old is not someone else’s problem.

21st September sees the World Alzheimer’s Day and reminds us to deal with a very real challenge for all of us. Dementia affects 1 in 20 people over the age of 65 and 1 in 5 over the age of 80.