Exercise Before Meals Improves Outcomes
A study of the effects of gentle exercise before meals for patients with Alzheimer's disease had some surprising results. Patients who participated in the exercises had better appetite, socialization, and independence during the meal.
Gentle activity helps a lot
Honorable, Difficult, & Desperately Needed
Beth is a caretaker. Too often her work and the work of others like her is undervalued by people who make no effort to understand it, who think it's mindless and easy. Some of these people don't hesitate to express their ignorance.
She's had it with ignorance
As Alzheimer's Progresses, Care Is More Difficult
Alzheimer's disease is relentless. As time passes, people who are affected become more confused and less self-sufficient. To keep loved ones safe, caregivers spend more and more time with patients. This is hard for caregivers with other responsibilities, like jobs and kids. It's hard on patients too, who can become more isolated and lonely.
Providing extra care and interesting programs for Alzheimer's patients helps both them and their caregivers.Learn How »