Holidays can be challenging for families affected by Alzheimer's. Try these tips to make the holidays easier and enjoyable for everyone.

 

A proof-of-concept brain imaging study suggests that exercising four or five times a week may delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease in people who already have toxic buildups of beta-amyloid protein.
The new research is a 1-year randomized controlled trial led by Prof. Rong Zhang. The team published their findings in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Mountain Home Care knows the importance of hygiene and offers in-home foot care services for the elderly. This is a service that they often cannot handle by themselves. Though a necessary service, it can feel like a treat to the recipient, as well. Here is a complete article from USA Today explaining the importance of foot care.

When considering how aging is affecting your parents, consider Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

The test detects levels of beta-amyloid, a protein linked to the neurodegenerative condition. A build-up of beta-amyloid can become a sticky plaque which is thought to block signaling between cells at synapses and cause Alzheimer's disease.