As we enter National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, Prestige salutes our family caregivers. With one in three families touched by Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, we know that the caregiving journey is emotionally, physically, and financially stressful.
Your brain changes with age, including changes in mental and cognitive function. And, unfortunately, while there currently is no cure for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, there are many steps you can take to improve or minimize cognitive decline in yourself or your loved one.
When it comes time for your older loved one to receive additional care, it can be difficult to determine which level of care will best suit their needs. You might not understand the different levels of care available to your loved one, which can make finding and touring senior living communities or centers an overwhelming task.
While dementia affects each person in a different way depending upon the impact of the disease, the signs and symptoms of dementia can be understood in three phases: early stage, middle stage and late stage. In this article, we will be highlighting warning signs associated with dementia in the early stage.
Many of us have heard the term "Sing like no one is listening" and some of us choose to do that alone in the shower, where "no one" is listening. But, why should we be singing and what are some of the benefits for our brain, our overall health and our well-being?