Comfort Life's New Ebook: Alzheimer's and Dementia HandbookComfort Life is pleased to share our latest Ebook: Alzheimer's and Dementia Handbook. This Ebook is a must read for people living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, their caregivers and family, as well as adults who want to reduce their risk of developing both conditions before symptoms appear.
Information, tips and resources about Alzheimer's disease and dementia
This handbook is meant to provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease, dementia and the differences between each as well as information about alternative therapies, how to find the right kind of care and tips for prevention.
The Facts About Alzheimer's Disease
Are you at risk? Your best defense against Alzheimer's is knowledge. Learn more about:
- Who is at risk
- Signs and symptoms
- The history of the disease
- Suspected causes
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - What's the Difference?
Many people think that Alzheimer's disease and dementia are the same thing. But the truth is there are important differences. Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, warning signs and treatments for each.
Prevent Alzheimer's Before It Sets In
Learn more about the 5 secrets to warding off Alzheimer's disease before it sets in:
- Physical activity
- Exercising your brain
- Getting a good night's sleep
- Avoiding stress
Exercise and Good Health Lead to A Healthy Brain
Keeping your body healthy is important for a healthy brain - so is getting enough mental exercise. Tips to exercise your brain include:
- Word games
- Learning new languages
- Memory games
Tips for Good Health
Some of these tips for good health are common sense, but you might be surprised to learn that others have been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease:
- Exercise regularly
- Get more Vitamin D
- Drink tea
Find the Right Kind of Alzheimer's Care
For those people who have already developed dementia or Alzheimer's disease, prevention may not be an option. Instead, this section of our Ebook is meant to help you find the right care:
- Private care for Alzheimer's patients
- In home care
- Innovative therapies offered at private care facilities include music therapy and light therapy
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Do you care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia? If so, what aspects of providing care do you find most challenging? Share your thoughts in the Comments section below.