FAMILY

Diseases

Exercises for motor skills training after a stroke

The brain is capable of rewiring and repairing itself even if its cells are damaged. The undamaged parts step in to perform the tasks that the damaged parts were performing...

Delirium

Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of the environment. The start of delirium is usually rapid — within hours or a few days...

Aggressive Behavior From Seniors

The first step in managing aggressive behavior is to try and understand what the client is feeling and what they were triggered by...

Alzheimer's desease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink (atrophy) and brain cells to die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia.

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Care

Rules for treating elderly people with dementia

Establish a daily routine. Some tasks, such as bathing or medical appointments, are easier when the person is most alert and refreshed. Allow some flexibility for spontaneous activities.

How to regulate emotions in old age

Older age is normatively associated with losses in physical, cognitive, and social domains. Despite these losses, older adults often report higher levels of well-being than do younger adults․․․

How to properly communicate with the elderly.

Caregiving can cause major changes in family dynamics. Physical, emotional, social and financial issues can arise, affecting the roles,

Fears and phobias in old age

Fear is the word we use to describe our emotional reaction to something that seems dangerous....

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