Your Alzheimer's Community
If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Alzheimer’s disease changes how seniors interpret their environment. Names, places and people they know become unfamiliar, leading to disorientation, stress and isolation.
But creating a positive environment, conducive to a senior’s comforts and needs, can help reinforce well-being.
Creating a Positive Environment for Seniors with Alzheimer’s
As the Victorian Department of Health explains, Alzheimer’s makes seniors feel more anxiety and stress, become more sensitive to their physical and social environments, and rely more on their senses for cues about what is going on around them.
If what seniors with Alzheimer’s see is familiar and routine as opposed to chaotic and Read more
Sensory rooms are special places for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to safely explore and stimulate all five senses. The rooms can be used for calming or stimulating, depending on the needs of your loved one.
Read more about the benefits of sensory room therapy and how you can create your own sensory room for your senior loved one.
What Is a Sensory Room?
As we continue to learn more about Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia, new treatment methods, ways to live with the disease and ways to love those with the disease are constantly evolving.
One of the newest trends in memory Read more