Do You C.A.R.E? 6 Things You NEED to Consider People across the Northshore have a family member living with some kind of cognitive impairment. Caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia requires an incredible amount of understanding and patience. Individuals caring for their family members have their own lives, their own…Details
Positive Attitude May Reduce Dementia, study reported This Week in the News BY KATHERINE HIGNETT ON 2/8/18 AT 7:11 AM Thinking positively about aging might significantly reduce a person’s risk of dementia, a new study has found—even for people with one of the strongest genetic risk factors. Researchers from Yale University and the National Institute on Aging studied…Details
When Northshore residents hear the words dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, they typically associate them with elderly people. However, many people under the age of 65 are diagnosed with some form of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease each year. The Alzheimer’s Association states that there are five million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and five percent…Details
An increasing number of senior’s from Highland Park to Northbrook and Lincolnshire to Wilmette are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. On November 7, 2017, Today.com wrote an article entitle, 7 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know about Alzheimer’s. The article answers general questions that are often asked by elderly people, their families and their…Details
The Thanksgiving season is a time to reflect on that for which we are grateful. And for those who are helped by Mitchell Abrams, they are very grateful for being able to continue to live their lives in their own homes. Abrams, Chicago-area managing partner of Homewatch CareGivers, works with those who are suffering from cognitive
impairment. “You may have a loved one who is not with it, who might believe that Ronald Reagan is still president.
There has been a rise in the number of elderly people living with dementia in places like Northbrook, Glenview and Highland Park. Dementia causes memory loss and confusion, during these challenging times it is important to keep seniors calm and safe. Seniors who are living with Alzheimer’s and dementia sometimes believe they are in a…Details
An increasing number of seniors in Northbrook and the surrounding Northshore suburbs are living with dementia. Symptoms of dementia are similar across the various types, but specific symptoms can help determine the exact type a senior may have. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, and unfortunately there is no cure. Alzheimer’s is…Details