There are several theories as to why hearing loss may be associated with dementia. Many revolve around the idea that both dementia and hearing loss increase cognitive load, or the brain’s ability to manage its work. When the brain is overloaded it becomes more difficult to complete the tasks like creating memories, remembering routines, and understanding the environment.
Genetic conditions cannot be removed from our bodies or fought in any way. Genetic disease treatment is also not possible in every case, so the best thing to do is to take care of our eyes as best as we can.
Learn how to be a good support system for someone dealing with this challenging disease.
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Caregiver support programs assist family caregivers who are caring for their elderly loved one (most likely a spouse or a parent) who has reached a point where they are no longer able to perform day-to-day activities on their own.
Not dealing effectively with stress can impact your overall health, so it is important to learn healthy coping skills when life hands you curveballs. This is particularly important in the lives of caregivers.
Aging in place is often an important step for seniors who want to maintain their independence. Here are a few things you might want to think about when you’re ready to age in place and make safety modifications to your home.
Medicare usually only covers medical services for the person enrolled in Medicare. However, Medicare does offer a benefit to the beneficiary’s caregiver (if they have one). Respite care is a way for caregivers to take a break from caring for their loved one. It’s basically their work vacation.
We all know how deeply valuable our memories are—both of the past and the ones we intend on making in the future. Our memories make us who we are, they’re a living collection of all the experiences we’ll ever have, and the prospect of losing them is frightening. It’s fortunate then that there are completely natural ways of maintaining brain health at any age, and here is how.
Brain games work by activating parts of your brain you may not have to use on a daily basis, like short-term memory and analysis. Just like a muscle, the more you exercise the different parts of your brain, the healthier each part will become.