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Halloween Safety When a Senior Loved One Has Alzheimer's Disease

Each October, families in communities across the country celebrate Halloween. Costumes, scary decorations, and trick-or-treat are each a part of this night of ghouls and goblins. But for adults with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, the night can present safety challenges.

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How Art Therapy Benefits Adults with Alzheimer's

Managing troubling behaviors when a senior loved one has Alzheimer’s disease isn’t easy. Part of the struggle for family caregivers is the roller coaster of emotions the disease creates. Some days are good, and family members feel successful. But there are other days when a loved one’s Alzheimer’s-related aggression, agitation, and angry outbursts feel overwhelming.

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How you can advocate for a senior loved one on Alzheimer's action day

September 29 is Alzheimer's Action Day, a day set aside to raise awareness about the disease that affects one in ten older adults. 

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How to spot the earliest signs of Alzheimer's in a loved one

For some people who develop Alzheimer’s, the first signs of the disease don’t include memory loss. 

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Tips for dining out when a family member has Alzheimer's

Do you and your family enjoy dining out? Most of us do! For busy families, there’s nothing like sitting down to a delicious meal served by friendly staff whose job is to make you feel welcome. 

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9 treatable conditions that mimic alzheimer's disease

Not all forms of dementia are caused by Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, there are plenty of conditions that mimic Alzheimer’s—well enough to stump doctors, in some cases. 

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From reading to food choices: ts there anything you can do to prevent Alzheimer's?

It’s hard to believe that simple activities you can do at home may help ward off a disease as complex as Alzheimer’s. 

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9 Sunrise Senior Living communities awarded for Excellence in Action

NRC Health recently named the recipients of the 2017 Excellence in Action award in the Health category.

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