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Alzheimer’s Disease: How to manage behaviors

By Mary Macary Demakes In Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive capabilities are gradually lost yet the unaffected areas of the brain can be stimulated. Alzheimer’s can produce negative triggers that stem from physical discomfort, environmental changes and over-stimulation — all which can cause escalating behavioral changes. A care plan that positively stimulates different areas of the brain […]

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Trouble behavior with elderly with dementia

By Micha Shalev Dementia is the loss of mental abilities that most commonly occurs late in life. Of all people over age 65, 5 to 8 percent are demented. This percentage increases considerably with age. Twenty-five to 50 percent of people over 85 are affected. The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, accounts for […]

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