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Alzheimer’s Research Milestones Reached This Past Year

Alzheimer’s research brought promising progress made in the treatment and cure of this disease in 2020. With so much negative news in the forefront of 2020, it’s worth reflecting on some of the incredible achievements the year brought – such as the a ...

Shadowing in Dementia Patients: How to Help Overcome the Fear of Being Alone

Better manage shadowing in dementia patients with the help of our expert care services in Anchorage. Primary caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s disease in many cases are all too acquainted with the difficulty experienced in trying to take a quiet  ...

Overcoming Challenging Behaviors: Refusal to Change Clothes and Dementia

Learn tips to help manage challenging dementia behaviors. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia requires empathy, creativity, and patience, being able to step away from your own reasoning and logic and understand why a c ...

Simple Solutions for Managing Disinhibited Behaviors Common with Alzheimer’s

Some behaviors common among those with Alzheimer’s can be difficult to manage; but support is available for seniors and their families. Disbelief. Shame. Awkwardness. Discomfort. Each one of these feelings can cycle through a family caregiver’s mind wh ...

Wrongly Accused? How to Respond When Dementia Induces These Delusions

Even the most devoted caregivers often face false accusations by loved ones with dementia. It can come seemingly out of thin air: you place your loved one’s favorite tuna sandwich in front of her – light on the mayo, no onions – something which usual ...

Providing Alzheimer’s Care During COVID-19

Midnight Sun in Anchorage is here to help provide additional resources for Alzheimer’s care during COVID-19. Confusion. Isolation. Loneliness. These feelings are becoming common for a number of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, however when you factor in  ...

Tips for Managing Dementia and Incontinence

Incontinence is a common issue that affects those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia care requires both compassion and creativity to manage a variety of complicated behaviors and effects, and that’s especially true when it comes to dementia a ...

After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: The Two Most Common Treatment Options Available

Discover the top treatment options currently available for Alzheimer’s and how they work. The latest Alzheimer’s data is sobering. The disease has become the 6th leading cause of death, rising above both breast cancer and prostate cancer together. And  ...

Breakthrough Medications for Alzheimer’s

Learn from our Anchorage, AK caregiving team about the ground breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease. Groundbreaking research is honing in ever closer to the eradication of Alzheimer’s disease, this time through two medications already developed an ...

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