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Cannabis and Dementia

Luke, September 13 2018

The big news in the medical community is the use of cannabis, or marijuana, as a treatment for nausea, vomiting, pain and also appetite loss due to AIDS. The benefits are derived from when it’s smoked, and those benefits will take effect rapidly. The Food and Drug Administration has given their approval to two medical marijuana pills which are nab...

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The First Signs of Alzheimer’s

Luke, September 12 2018

The First Signs of Alzheimer’s There are some warning signs and symptoms of the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. This disease is one that affects the brain and causes a slow decline in reasoning, thinking skills and memory. If you notice any of these symptoms in your senior, don't ignore them but schedule a doctor appointment as soon as possible for t...

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Bus-Stops at Old People’s Homes Take Patients for a Ride

Luke, September 5 2018

You may not believe but elopement and wandering are more and more common with residents with suffer from dementia. Old people’s homes across Germany are erecting fake bus-stops to make it easier to round up senile pensioners trying to make a run for it, and also to help soothe patients who feel they have things to do, places to be.

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Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

Luke, September 5 2018

Understand how Social Security disability benefits works and how to calculate your benefits. Social Security disability benefits can provide for your family when an injury, illness, or disability prevents you from working and earning an income. Applying for these benefits is often seen as a cumbersome process, however, requiring several steps, a s...

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When It’s Time for Assisted Living?

Luke, September 5 2018

When trying to figure out if your parent can remain safely at home or it’s time for assisted living, there are several signs that you need to look for. You need to check your parent’s housing situation, what their medical needs are and the status of their health. Plus, sometimes the burden of caregiving becomes too much for the caregiver to bear....

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Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Luke, September 5 2018

Alzheimer’s and dementia are devastating diseases that progress slowly and take your loved one away with it. When caring for a loved one with these diseases, each day can be a challenge, and new issues appear. What your loved one could once do easily, they can no longer do easily or sometimes not even do at all.

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Dementia and Sleep Disorders

Luke, September 5 2018

Dementia is a blanket term that refers to a cohort of pathophysiological conditions. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Other examples of dementia include vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Shy-Drager syndrome, Huntington’s disease, alcohol-related dementia, AIDS-related dementia and Creutzfeldt-Jakob...

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