For people suffering from dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease, activities can be critically important. Success with activities means pride, amusement, staying engaged with life and people, and even remembering bits and pieces of identity.
Although dementia and Alzheimer’s are different, there is substantial overlap between them. In fact, the Alzheimer’s Association states that 50-80 percent of dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer’s. Whatever the source of your loved one's dementia, take these tips about activities to play with someone with Alzheimer's and make them work for your situation.
Holiday shopping can be a challenge under the best circumstances, but when you're shopping for someone with a chronic illness, finding the right gift can feel impossible. Don't let your frustration get you down! It's easier to spread love and cheer than you think. Here are some awesome gift ideas for people with serious medical issues:
Sunday, September 13, 2015 is National Grandparents Day—a day to honor beloved grandmas and grandpas in the United States. This special day provides children and loved ones the opportunity to show their appreciation for the love, strength, and guidance grandparents give every day. N-Style ID strives to focus on the senior community with a variety of medical id options to help keep seniors safe. Continue reading
Hemophilia is a hereditary, lifelong bleeding disorder that can result in prolonged bleeding into muscles or joints. It typically produces problems with blood clotting, and may cause hemophiliacs to bleed longer than normal, even with minor injuries. Here are 10 things you need to know about the disease and its effects on those who have it.
1. Hemophilia is very rare, and is more prevalent in males than females. Continue reading
Medical ID bracelets are a valuable tool for anyone suffering from serious medical conditions; however, for seniors, they are even more essential because they are more susceptible to medical emergencies. Although fairly simple in design, the bracelets hold an immense life-saving power because they basically provide a form of communication to medical professionals when someone is unable to speak. Continue reading