The Benefits of Physical Therapy For People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia


Physical movement and exercise are beneficial for everyone, and it’s no different for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. As the disease progresses, individuals living with dementia are losing cognitive skills which affect how they talk…and walk. Vision can also become impaired as part of the disease. Spatial awareness is compromised and they …

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How Daily Regimens Can Fight the Effects of Sundowning


Sleep disturbances. Individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias often experience a disruption in their sleep patterns. Although the exact cause is unknown, Alzheimer’s Association states these changes are the result of the disease’s impact on the brain. Their internal clock gets out of rhythm. The individual may become more “active” in the late afternoon and …

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