Blog RSS http://www.about-axona.com/ en Axona 2006 120 Managing financial concerns with Alzheimer’s http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/managing-financial-concerns-with-alzheimers.html In addition to caring for your loved one, you may be responsible for managing his or her finances. This article can help you figure out what documents you may need and ways you can help pay for care.

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:34:29 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/managing-financial-concerns-with-alzheimers.html
10 Questions to ask about Alzheimer’s http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/10-questions-to-ask-about-alzheimers.html It can be easy to forget questions you want to ask your loved one’s doctor or a caregiver support group about Alzheimer’s. This list may be a helpful guide.

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:49:28 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/10-questions-to-ask-about-alzheimers.html
Alzheimer’s caregivers: Who they are and what they do http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/alzheimers-caregivers-who-they-are-and-what-they-do.html The number of Alzheimer’s caregivers is growing every year. Learning about the demographics and the economic value of Alzheimer’s caregiving helps show how important caregivers are to society.

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:27:12 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/alzheimers-caregivers-who-they-are-and-what-they-do.html
What to do when you’ve decided to use respite care http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/what-to-do-when-youve-decided-to-use-respite-care.html You’ve decided to try respite care and take a short break from caregiving. Now what? Learn about how to prepare yourself and your loved one.

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:46:19 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/what-to-do-when-youve-decided-to-use-respite-care.html
Is it Alzheimer’s or normal aging? http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/is-it-alzheimers-or-normal-aging.html The differences between early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and normal aging can often be difficult to determine. It’s important to be able to identify these differences so you can determine if your loved one should see a doctor.

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:00:26 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/is-it-alzheimers-or-normal-aging.html
Doctors and caregivers — the communication gap http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/infographic-doctors-and-caregivers-the-communication-gap.html Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:34:39 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/infographic-doctors-and-caregivers-the-communication-gap.html Are you an Alzheimer’s caregiver? http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/are-you-an-alzheimers-caregiver.html Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:24:24 -0800 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/are-you-an-alzheimers-caregiver.html Dr. Isaacson’s tips: Keeping the mind active http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/dr-isaacsons-tips-keeping-the-mind-active.html In the last of his three guest posts, Alzheimer’s expert Dr. Richard Isaacson provides six ways to keep the mind active that may be helpful to you and your loved one.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:50:58 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/dr-isaacsons-tips-keeping-the-mind-active.html
Dr. Isaacson’s tips: Activities http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/dr-isaacsons-tips-activities.html Board-certified neurologist and Alzheimer’s expert Dr. Richard Isaacson is back for another guest post. This time, he recommends exercise and other activities that can help keep your loved one moving.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:42:58 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/dr-isaacsons-tips-activities.html
Dr. Isaacson’s tips: Nutritional advice http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/dr-isaacsons-tips-nutritional-advice.html Board-certified neurologist and Alzheimer’s expert Dr. Richard Isaacson’s guest post offers helpful advice about changes to your diet that can improve brain health and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:30:37 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/dr-isaacsons-tips-nutritional-advice.html
6 Foods to help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/six-foods-to-help-reduce-the-risk-of-alzheimers-disease.html You’ve heard of heart-healthy foods, but did you know that there are many foods that are brain healthy? Discover some items to add to your diet that have vital nutrients that may help improve brain function and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:41:52 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/six-foods-to-help-reduce-the-risk-of-alzheimers-disease.html
Learn about support groups http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/learn-about-support-groups.html Too much stress can cause anger, depression, and other health problems. One way to help manage stress related to caregiving is to visit a support group. Read about the benefits of caregiver support groups and how to find the right one for you.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:22:19 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/learn-about-support-groups.html
Talking to your loved one about giving up driving http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/talking-to-your-loved-one-about-giving-up-driving.html At some point after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, your loved one will have to give up driving. Deciding when and how to make that decision can be daunting. Read tips for talking with your loved one that can make the conversation go smoother.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:49:56 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/talking-to-your-loved-one-about-giving-up-driving.html
10 Symptoms of caregiver stress http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/10-symptoms-of-caregiver-stress.html Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be challenging and lead to increased levels of stress. By reading about common symptoms of caregiver strain, you can learn the early warning signs and take steps to reduce your stress.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:28:02 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/10-symptoms-of-caregiver-stress.html
What is a medical food? http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/what-is-a-medical-food.html Medical foods are potential therapy options for many different diseases, including Alzheimer’s. Learn more about what medical foods are and their long history of helping people.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:04:14 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/what-is-a-medical-food.html
Using multiple Alzheimer’s therapies http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/using-multiple-alzheimers-therapies.html Your loved one may be taking several therapies for Alzheimer’s and other conditions, which can make keeping tabs on them all difficult. Read about some strategies that can help you manage your loved one’s therapies so that they stay on track.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:14:08 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/using-multiple-alzheimers-therapies.html
7 Tips for newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/seven-tips-for-caregivers-whose-loved-one-has-been-recently-diagnosed-with-alzheimers-disease.html The first few months after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be challenging for everyone involved. You can use this advice to help get organized, set routines, and prepare for long-term caregiving.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:38:01 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/seven-tips-for-caregivers-whose-loved-one-has-been-recently-diagnosed-with-alzheimers-disease.html
10 Tips to help with sleep issues and sundowning http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/10-tips-to-help-with-sleep-issues-and-sundowning.html Sleep issues and sundowning are common among people with Alzheimer’s. If your loved one experiences either condition, check out these 10 helpful tips for managing nighttime issues.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:24:02 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/10-tips-to-help-with-sleep-issues-and-sundowning.html
Brain imaging for Alzheimer’s http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/brain-imaging-for-alzheimers.html Your loved one probably received a brain scan to aid in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Now, new brain scan technology may help doctors diagnose the disease years before symptoms start, opening up future treatment possibilities.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:17:37 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/brain-imaging-for-alzheimers.html
6 Interesting facts about Alzheimer’s disease http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/six-interesting-facts-about-alzheimers-disease.html Alzheimer’s is one of the most common diseases affecting older people in the United States. Discover some thought-provoking facts about Alzheimer’s and the impact it has on the people who have it, their caregivers, and society as a whole.

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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:37:08 -0700 http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/six-interesting-facts-about-alzheimers-disease.html