Taking part in activities can significantly enrich the lives of those with dementia and provide an excellent opportunity for caregivers to bond with their family members. Some activities have even been shown to promote cognitive functioning.
In a previous blog, we answered the question, “What is Alzheimer’s disease?”. While understanding the background and history of the disease is important, being informed on recent breakthroughs is as well. Alzheimer’s disease research is evolving, and we want to help keep you in the loop. Origin Active Lifestyle Communities is here to provide you with a few recent breakthroughs that bring us hope and a further understanding of the disease itself.
As Alzheimer's disease continues to grow and affect more and more people, awareness spreads. With awareness comes a desire to learn and a desire to understand. Origin Active Lifestyle Communities understands this need, and we are happy to be a resource that provides additional information to you and your family.
Are you worried that a family member is experiencing the beginning symptoms of Alzheimer's? As people age and begin to a decrease in cognitive abilities, it is natural to ask, "is this normal or is it dementia?"
The Alzheimer's Association outlines ten early symptoms of Alzheimer's to watch for as family members age.
Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia