Lifestyle Habits That Contribute to Dementia, Chicago Caregivers’ Advice

November 29, 2017

What habits and circumstances may contribute to the onset of dementia? 1. Smoking 2. Social Isolation 3. Lack of Education 4. Physical Inactivity   Dementia is one of the most dreaded yet most common illnesses for the elders. It greatly affects the lives of not only the afflicted but those around them as well which … Continue reading Lifestyle Habits That Contribute to Dementia, Chicago Caregivers’ Advice


3 Ways Pets Can Help Dementia Patients as Explained by Caregivers in Chicago

November 24, 2017

How can pets help dementia patients? They can keep them company They can help provide physical activity They can help in reducing the risks that come with depression   People grow old, whether we like it or not; and with people growing older as time passes by, there will be some more hurdles for them … Continue reading 3 Ways Pets Can Help Dementia Patients as Explained by Caregivers in Chicago


Celebrating Thanksgiving with Seniors as Suggested by Caregiver Services in Illinois

November 17, 2017

What are great ways to celebrate thanksgiving with seniors? Participate in the festivities and interact with them. Do old family traditions. Listen to music from their time and sing. Don’t overstimulate them and allow them rest if they need it. Take them on a relaxing walk or drive. According to providers of caregiver services in … Continue reading Celebrating Thanksgiving with Seniors as Suggested by Caregiver Services in Illinois


How the “Sea Hero Quest” Game Helps in Dementia Research and Dementia Caregivers in Chicago

November 08, 2017

How does “Sea Hero Quest” help in dementia research? When users play the game, their in-game location and activities get sent to researchers. This shows researchers how they navigate the map. The data they receive is so useful that 2 in-game minutes equals to 5 hours of traditional research. With this effectivity along with over … Continue reading How the “Sea Hero Quest” Game Helps in Dementia Research and Dementia Caregivers in Chicago


The 3 Stages of Dementia | Caregivers in Chicago

October 30, 2017

  What are the three stages of dementia? Mild dementia: Patients may still live independently but experience memory loss. Moderate dementia: The longest stage of dementia. Here, patients experience difficultly expressing themselves. Late Stage Dementia: Patients in this stage have very minimal expression and communication and have deteriorated cognitive skills.   The best dementia caregivers … Continue reading The 3 Stages of Dementia | Caregivers in Chicago


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