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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.
A type of therapy for Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, habilitation therapy allows people with the disease to retain their level of functioning by encouraging independence and providing a strong sense of purpose.
Learn more about habilitation therapy, how it differs from rehabilitation therapy, and how it can benefit people with dementia and their caregivers.
The Best Standard of Care for Alzheimer’s
Habilitation therapy (HT) is designed to help people with Alzheimer’s disease improve functional abilities that are hindered by the progression of dementia.
Aided by a better understanding of the psychology of the disease, habilitation therapy is thought by some researchers
There are endless claims that lifestyle changes (such as diet and exercise) and supplements can help slow down the symptoms or perhaps even prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Which (if any) of these claims are true? Is there any ironclad way for consumers to know who to trust these days?
One useful tool for those who are searching through the would-be claims of remedies for the disease, is “Cognitive Vitality.”
Cognitive Vitality is an online tool created by neuroscientists from the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), to give consumers trustworthy information on products claiming to prevent or stave off symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Each Read more