Category: Alzheimer’s

Tornado Season: Emergency Preparation for Caregivers

The wonderfully gifted staff at Alzheimer’s Arkansas prepared this emergency preparedness planning guide.  Home Helpers supports Alzheimer’s Arkansas in their service to people living with Alzheimer’s and their families.  Arkansas can have tornadoes at any time of year, but spring can be a particularly dangerous time. The weather service keeps us informed when storms are coming and also gives us information about how to … Read More Tornado Season: Emergency Preparation for Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Tips

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be one of the most difficult challenges a person will ever encounter.  The following tips can help smooth the experience: Don’t argue with the sufferer — agree with them even if it seems completely silly, and live in the reality of their moment. Don’t use logic or reason — Alzheimer’s suffers rarely respond well to … Read More Alzheimer’s Tips

Keeping brain sharp may ward off Alzheimer’s protein

http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/hub.1326407570.htmlPeople who challenge their brains throughout their lifetimes — through reading,  writing and playing games — are less likely to develop protein deposits in the brain linked with Alzheimer’s , U.S. researchers said on Monday. Check out the full story, here.  

7 Signs Santa Has Alzheimer’s

Home Helpers has served the home care needs of hundreds of older adults in Little Rock and surrounding communities.  Many of the people we serve are living with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia.  We couldn’t help but get a chuckle out of this humorous but poignant article by Paula Spencer Scott of Caring.com, so we had to share… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com … Read More 7 Signs Santa Has Alzheimer’s