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One of the most mysterious and discouraging ailments is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), “a progressive, degenerative brain disease” affecting the memory, thinking, and behavior of more than four million Americans #alzheimers, #caregiver
High blood pressure contributes to 1,000 deaths a day in the United States. You need to talk with your doc about your condition and the medication so youreally get why you need to take it.
We can feel sadness and loneliness. At times we are angry, depressed and frustrated; at other times we may be embarrassed by our loved one’s behavior and we can feel sorry for ourselves that we have to go through this experience. #alzheimers #carer #caregiving
Isolated elders also had a 59 percent greater risk of mental and physical decline than their more social counterparts. 1 in 7 people with Alzheimer's disease live alone, according to a recently released report from the Alzheimer's Association. #awareness #alzheimers
It’s vital that the environment our loved ones are living in is safe and meets all their current needs. If you suspect that your loved one may be having some difficulties within their home, it may be time to assess their situation and determine whether remaining alone in their home is the best option for their health and safety.
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Get regular medical check-ups. Even if you have always enjoyed good health, being a care-giver increases your risk for developing a number of health problems. Regular medical (and dental) check-ups are important health maintenance steps. Inform your doctor of your caregiving role and how you are coping. Depression is a common and treatable disease. If you are experiencing symptoms such as a lingering sadness, apathy, and hopelessness tell your doctor. #caregiving #wellness #healthcare #tips
An estimated 5.2 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s, including 5 million people aged 65 and older as well as approximately 200,000 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Experts believe that number will increase to 7.1 million by 2025 and nearly triple by 2050. #alzheimers #dementia #wellness #healthcare
Memory loss often is indicative of the normal aging process, but it also may be a sign of neurodegenerative disease development, namely Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, behavior, and thinking, and gradually worsens over time.
An estimated 5.2 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s, including 5 million people aged 65 and older as well as approximately 200,000 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Experts believe that number will increase to 7.1 million by 2025 and nearly triple by 2050 #alzheimersdisease #dementia
Alzheimer’s, research suggests that a healthful lifestyle that includes following a Mediterranean pattern of eating and regular physical activity may delay or slow the disease’s progression. #Diet #Health #Lifestyle
The peanut butter test is a diagnostic test which aims to detect Alzheimer's disease by measuring subjects' ability to smell peanut butter through each nostril. #alzheimers disease #wellness #reseach
From 2012 to 2050, the Census Bureau projects, the size of the U.S. population age 65 and older will nearly double. The ranks of the so-called "old old," those 85-plus, will more than triple over that period. #poverty #lifestyle #culture
Knowledge of these principles can help family physicians teach their patients who are caregivers new coping strategies and make appropriate interventions for those caregivers who are overwhelmed. #sleepdisorders #wellness #culture
By the year 2030, an estimated 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 years or older.1 As the American population ages, a growing number of people will be serving as caregivers for family members affected by dementia and other types of functional impairment. #healthcare #UnitedStates