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What You Can Do to Keep Your Loved One with Dementia Physically Active

Physical exercise has health benefits for those with dementia. Follow these tips to keep you and your loved one active.

5 Evening Activities for Someone with Dementia

5 Evening Activities for Someone with Dementia

From movies to music, discover activities caregivers can plan for their loved ones

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8 Forms of Exercise That Benefit People with Dementia

8 Forms of Exercise That Benefit People with Dementia

From stretching to water workouts, many activities can be helpful

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5 Types of Music That Appeal to People with Severe Dementia

5 Types of Music That Appeal to People with Severe Dementia

Certain types of music have qualities that make them particularly appropriate

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There are “Other” Dementias, in Addition to Alzheimer’s

There are “Other” Dementias, in Addition to Alzheimer’s

There are different causes and treatments for various types of dementia

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How Music Soothes Those With Memory Loss

How Music Soothes Those With Memory Loss

Listening to music has surprising benefits

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How a Memory Box Can Help People with Alzheimer’s

How a Memory Box Can Help People with Alzheimer’s

Holding familiar objects can calm and inspire those with dementia

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2 Factors that Can Help Reduce the Impact of Dementia

2 Factors that Can Help Reduce the Impact of Dementia

Social connections and a laid back personality may have surprising benefits

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Why Music Therapy is a Powerful Tool for Individuals with Dementia

Why Music Therapy is a Powerful Tool for Individuals with Dementia

From easing anxiety to improving cognitive function, discover the many benefits of music therapy.

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6 Benefits of Pets for People with Alzheimer’s

6 Benefits of Pets for People with Alzheimer’s

Animals offer opportunities for joy, exercise and more

Why an Action Plan Can Help You Manage Your Loved One’s Dementia Care

Why an Action Plan Can Help You Manage Your Loved One’s Dementia Care

Breaking down goals into small, manageable steps can help you handle the challenges you may face as a caregiver

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Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study suggests that personalized musical playlists may make caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's that much easier. 

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Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource

Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource

As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened, improvisational theater experience gave her and her husband a new way to interact with her mom—and ease the strain.

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