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Sleep problems in individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

By Micha Shalev Persons with Alzheimer's disease often appear to sleep less or sometimes, more. Sleep problems may be caused by pain, medication, lack of...

Wandering and dementia – aspects and the risk of falling

By Micha Shalev Wandering, a complex motor, cognitive and behavioral disorder, is a common symptom among patients with dementia. A contemporary definition for wandering is:...

Stay alert and be cautious to avoid scammers

By Brenda Diaz Gladys received a telephone call from a telephone number she did not recognize. When she answered, she was asked if she was...

Elder health Q&A: Dementia

By Dr. Jenny Chiang Q:  What is dementia? Dementia is a general term used to describe a brain disease that affects a person’s ability to think...

When it comes to parent, child relationship everything old is new

By Marianne Delorey As a child, my parents always came to my aid when I was confronted with belittling educators. That support mattered the most...

Why Alzheimer’s suffers, rummage, hide and lose things

By Micha Shalev Alzheimer’s suffers my have a tendency to rummage through the belongings of others. They may also have a tendency to hide or...
Many older adults over 50 care for both aging parents and children.

Sleep loss puts family caregivers at risk for health problems of their own

By R. R. Fletcher, Contributing Writer REGION - Nicknamed the "sandwich generation," many older adults over 50 care for both aging parents and children. Caregivers...

What is short-term rehabilitation?

By Angela Penny Short-term rehabilitation facilities provide therapy for individuals recovering from a surgery, illness or accident. Generally, those needing short-term, in-patient rehabilitation may remain...