In this article, I wish to talk about why caregivers gain weight in the course of caregiving. I feel this issue needs to be addressed and speak about because often this is overlooked. And being a caregiver, it is important to remain healthy physically and emotionally before one is able to care for someone’s under [...]
I know of a few couples with an autistic or down syndrome kid. Someone told me that a young couple was having a very hard time with their second son who is autistic. The son misbehaves and is very difficult to manage at times. What I told him was regardless of whether we are caring [...]
This post is written from personal experience as my mom has been officially diagnosed with Alzheimer’s- mid stage. Usually your geriatrician or neurologist would recommend starting the patient on medication in hope of delaying the deterioration of brain function due to Alzheimer’s. Update July 2021: There have been a lot of changes after this article [...]
In my previous articles, I’ve discussed about personality types that may result in development of Alzheimer’s or dementia. I believe that dementia or Alzheimer’s is a result of a coping mechanism that has gone seriously wrong. If you go into any Quora thread on Alzheimer’s (just go to Quora.com and search Alzheimer’s and read the [...]
Alzheimer’s or dementia generally occurs in seniors of 65 years and above. But there is a trend that shows that parts of the brain cells are breaking down in an earlier age. In my observation, there is a pattern between people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s with a certain way of coping with trauma. If these issues are being addressed, it may help slow or stop the progress of Alzheimer’s.
In this article, I would share two more case scenarios of persons whom I personally know one with early stage of Alzheimer’s and another already with Alzheimer’s. Both shared similarity in their patterns of thinking.
I believe that some people who developed Alzheimer’s in the later stages of their lives may have know something is very wrong years and even decades before their official diagnosis. If you suspect that your forgetfulness is very unusual, it helps to do more research and equip yourself with the necessary knowledge and keep informed of the latest developments in battling the illness.
In this article, I would share some symptoms of my mom who I am currently taking care of as well as some encouraging resources that I have come across. My mom has started displaying Alzheimer like symptoms since the last few years. Notable symptoms are: few years ago, a taxi driver had to call me [...]
I resigned from my full time job to take care of my mother who was diagnosed with acute hepatitis B in May 2017. She was also having obvious symptoms of Alzheimer’s and no longer able for herself. A fall also affected her mobility. It was not a hasty decision but one that I have given [...]
As we grow older, we would tend to be more forgetful. But being forgetful can also be a sign of a more serious oncoming problem such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Researchers are trying to find the link between lifestyle, diet, outlook with these diseases. Many such theories are available on the web – in which [...]