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How Is Dementia Treated: Medical & Alternative Dementia Therapies

Learning a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia can be challenging. You may be experiencing more questions than you have answers. Fortunately, the team at Long

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5 Everyday Dementia Tips for Caregivers

Caring for a person or loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's disease is challenging at times, especially at the beginning and during times of transition. Fortunately, the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Films featuring Dementia & Alzheimer’s

A topic as of late explores movies that show the debilitating challenges of memory loss and its effects on being a caregiver. The Father, released in 2020, is about a man with dementia, who begins

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Tips for Caregivers Coping with Dementia: Guide to Caring for Your Loved One & Yourself

Caregivers coping with dementia often face an array of challenging emotions. Having a loved one diagnosed with dementia can make you feel angry, sad, and scared for the future all at the same time. However,

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Dementia & Alcohol: How Are the Two Related

Excessive alcohol consumption over a period of time can have devastating effects in almost every facet of life. As one of the most abused substances in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control

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Celebrities with Dementia

As an umbrella term used to describe memory-related conditions, dementia spans across all demographics, social strata, and geographic regions —including Hollywood. In fact, many people of celebrity

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How to Decide If a Loved One Has Dementia vs Normal Aging

Watching a loved one's capabilities decline can be tough, but how do you know whether it's normal aging vs dementia? At the Long Island Alzheimer's & Dementia Center, one of the most common concerns

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How Can Caregivers Handle Dementia and Hallucinations

Hallucinations are a common symptom of dementia., It can be frightening for those who experience them and can be especially challenging for caregivers. However, at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Dementia and Driving: Guide to a Tough Conversation

Is it time for your loved one with dementia to stop driving? At some point, you will need to have that important conversation on dementia and driving safety with your loved one. While these conversations

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Handling Dementia and Anger: How to Properly Respond to Aggression

While bouts of aggression, anger, and dementia are known to coincide, knowing isn't even half of the battle. Juggling dementia and anger can be emotionally and physically challenging, especially when

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