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Difficult Truths About Caring For Someone With Dementia

Difficult Truths About Caring For Someone With Dementia

If you have a loved one who has recently been diagnosed with dementia, you may be going through the process of preparing to become a primary caregiver for that individual. As you step into your new role, here are a few things to remember: It Will Get Worse: Unfortunately, Dementia is progressive by definition, and while your loved one is occasionally forgetful now, they’ll have more trouble in the future. At some point, your loved one may not be able…

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Keeping Your Mind Active Helps To Stave Off Dementia

Keeping Your Mind Active Helps To Stave Off Dementia

The old saying goes that you are only as old as you feel.  Of course, insisting that you are still young will not prevent all of the effects of aging.  Sticking to the habits you kept when you were young will not prevent wrinkles or gray hair.  No matter your state of physical health, staying intellectually and socially active can slow the progression of dementia.  Retired people who are physically healthy have plenty of options for keeping their minds sharp,…

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