Behavior Management How to Manage the Challenging Behaviors of Alzheimer’s Disease From Carrie Hill, PhD, former About.com Guide Updated February 28, 2008 About.com Health’s Disease and Condition content is reviewed by the Medical Review Board Alzheimer’s disease affects the way a person thinks, how a person feels, and how a person behaves; therefore, caring for […]
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Day to day caregiving is difficult enough. However when dealing with Alzheimer’s, the very nature of this disease and the way it affects the brain frequently have added frustrations and difficulties, which make Caregiver’s lives just that much more difficult. Our mission at http://www.easycaregiving.com is to make sure you have every advantage possible. Please join […]
Day to day caregiving is difficult enough. However when dealing with Alzheimer’s, the very nature of this disease and the way it affects the brain frequently have added frustrations and difficulties, which make Caregiver’s lives just that much more difficult. I start a series today that I hope will help caregivers with ‘Difficult Behaviors’. Difficult […]
If you are caregiver you may be struggling with exhaustion, frustration, and depression. You may be feeling that you have little support from friends and family and feeling that people do not understand the difficulty of what you do. Let’s face it; most people wouldn’t unless they walked in your shoes for a week.
When research shows over and over again that long-term stress increases a person’s risk for health attacks, stroke and possibly cancer, we are alarmed.
Apparently on Wordpress blogs you can have multiple pages!
I needed to calm down before I wrote this blog, and let the dust settle. I could barely breathe on Tuesday after another Alzheimer’s Day from Hell.
If you are in a larger community, find an adult day care center and send your mother at least once a week.
get a free guided imagery, stress busting recording from http://www.caregiverrelief.com. Download this 15 minute recording and listen to it everyday. Your stress levels will melt away. Go to the website’s CD page and pick “English Garden” to purchase. Then go to the shopping cart to check out. Once there, you will see a box for […]
Elderly people are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons:
Elderly people do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature.
They are more likely to have a chronic medical condition that upsets normal body responses to heat.
They are more likely to take prescription medicines that impair the body’s ability to regulate its temperature or that inhibit perspiration.