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Activities for alzheimer’s patients

Coming up with activities for Alzheimer patients is important. People with Alzheimer’s often need distractions and activities to fill up their day. And sometimes the caregiver needs a break. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s, it is important to keep the mind going so it doesn’t shut down. Planning structured, individualized activities that involve and interest the person with Alzheimer’s may reduce many of the more disturbing behavioral symptoms of AD, such as agitation, anger, frustration, depression, wandering or rummaging. As the disease progresses, they stop doing simple tasks and stare into space more and more. Interaction and activity become more and more important. Continue reading

4 Commonly Prescribed Alzheimer’s Drugs

Old age catches up with us as we go on in years. Physical and mental weakness are only to be expected. Among the illnesses that arise with age is Alzheimer’s disease. This goes beyond deterioration in memory. This encompasses an elderly person’s difficulties in normal activities such as social interactions, work, reasoning, thinking, learning, and communicating. This even makes the patient have difficulty in recognizing a friend or a loved one. Continue reading