Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer for Elderly People in the United s of America Mohammed Bahusayn Minnesota Mankato The report discusses the main effects of Alzheimer’s disease for the elderly people in the USA. The disease is the most common form of dementia. The introduction of the report contains background information about the disease as well as the basic characteristics of the disease. The methodology comprises of the findings of the report and their interpretation. The structures of questionnaires, biomeasures and interviews used for the study are explained and elaborated on. The results section explains the results of the study after the questionnaires, biomeasures and interviews have been assessed... Main Effects of...
Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer The Alzheimer diseases commonly referred to as the AD is a unique form of dementia. The condition has no established cure and worsens with its progress eventually leading to the death of the victim (Lu Linda and Juergen 03). The condition is more prevalent on adults above sixty-five years old. The cause of the disease is unknown to this day while other researchers may attribute it to genetics, as the condition is equally hereditary. The disease that begins with memory loss and shares some of its characteristic with stress and depression requires effective management and regular testing to manage. Currently there is no cure to the condition...
Alzheimer disease
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...Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Introduction Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive ailment that impacts the cognitive processes of human beings. The ultimate outcome is death while the exact causes of the disease are relatively unknown. AD can be a progressive disease in which there is cognitive impairment, language problems, mood swings, belligerence, and other issues. This research paper will seek to analyze and assess the nature of the disease. Working of the Brain The human brain has neurons and synapses that help to improve cognitive and physical functions. These neurons and synapses are lost when the individual begins to develop Alzheimer’s disease... ?Running Head:...
Alzheimer Disease
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...Alzheimer’s disease # BIO206 - Disease of the Human Body Stephanie List 15-Nov-11 Alzheimer’s disease: Description of the disease: The most common form of dementia (a loss of brain functions which occurs with certain diseases), Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disease of the brain which leads to an irreversible loss of neurons and intellectual abilities such as memory and reasoning. With time Alzheimer’s disease gets so bad that it interferes with everyday functioning and causes problems in judgment, decision-making abilities, and memory. Alzheimer’s disease is also called Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (SDAT). (Nordqvist, 2009) (American Health Assistance... ...
Alzheimer Disease
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...Alzheimer Disease: Should your company initiate a genetic screening test for Alzheimer's Disease (AD). "Alzheimer is a progressive and Fatal BrainDisease. It is a brain disorder that involves gradual mental deterioration" as defined by Griffith, Moore and Yoder. In simple words it is described "as being triggered by a Beta-amyloid, a protein present in the brain". This protein is affected in some way and starts growing smaller and begins to waste away. This would explain the forgetfulness and confusion that an Alzheimer's Disease patient experiences. It is the 7th leading cause of death and hence a concern which needs...
Alzheimer disease
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...Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer is a neurological disorder caused by death of brain cells. The disease is common among aged citizens and is the sixth largest cause of death in the US. The beta-amyloid plaque in brains cells hinders neurotransmission processes and leads to decline in memory abilities. The risk factors for Alzheimer include genetic factors, lifestyle and environmental factors that entail cardiovascular complications like stroke, depression, high blood pressure and certain lifestyle factors like diet, smoking and lack of social engagement. Some symptoms include decline in memory and cognitive abilities of the affected...
Literature search paper/ alzheimer
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...Alzheimer Disease (AD) is a devastating condition that impacts the family on multiple levels. First, it draws the family members into the patient’s condition because as the disease progresses, the patient becomes more difficult for the family to manage. Patient’s not only lose their ability to recognize their own family members, but often become combatant, suffer loss of ability to maintain their selves hygienically, nutritionally, and emotionally. This can be exhaustive for the family that attempts to care for a loved one going through these stages of deterioration. To further complicate and intimidate the immediate family caregivers is the reality that AD... and literature give rise to...
Alzheimer-Related Disabilities
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...Alzheimer-Related Disabilities Affiliation: Ellens retirement The Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative disorder that affects the functioning of the brain which worsens with time to an extent that one cannot perform effectively without assistance (Poirier, et al, 2014). Ellen will therefore not be able to perform her secretarial duties as the diseases progresses as her brain will be degenerating. This therefore means that she needs to retire early and as soon as possible before the disease gets worse now that it has been diagnosed. Ellens future health care plans Ellen’s situation from the sign and symptoms explained by (Kauffman, 2008) is bound to get...
Alzheimer Agitation - Prevention
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...Alzheimer Agitation – Prevention 29-Dec-11 Alzheimer Agitation – Prevention Purpose ment: The purpose of this research paper is to provide an in-depth analysis on the prevention of Alzheimer agitation. The paper provides an outline on the various themes followed in preventing the onset of agitation in patients suffering from Alzheimer disease. The paper also throws light on the various contributing factors which are responsible for mediating the behavioral patterns considered as agitation in patients of AD. Moreover, the paper provides a brief introduction on Alzheimer disease and describes the significance of agitation. Method of Search: The paper has been written after extensive research... ...
Alzheimer Research Paper
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...Alzheimer’s: According to Gowran  , Alzheimer’s disease is an extremely fatal disease in that it lacks a cure. The sole available treatment is for reduction of the symptoms intensity, but there is none for the curing or reversal of progression. It first discovery was by Doctor Alois Alzheimer in the year 1906 a German neuropathologist and psychiatrist hence the name of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is mostly in older people especially those aged about 65 years and above. Although this is true, the onset of less prevalent early Alzheimer’s can occur earlier in life. By the year 2006, there was...
Causes and Risk of Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer Affiliation: Causes Alzheimer is a disease that affects the brain. It is a form of dementia common in old people. This disease has no known cause but only speculations and hypothesis exist of what may cause it. One of such hypothesis about its cause is the cholinergic hypothesis which suggests the cause as being a reduction of the synthesis of acetylcholine neurotransmitter; this in turn leads to neuroinflammation (Turkington and Mitchell, 2010). The other proposed hypothesis is the amyloid cascade hypothesis which suggests that the disease emanates from the excess production of the brain protein ABeta which causes formation of structures known as plaques... Discuss the causes and risk of...
Smart House for Senior with Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer Introduction Today, people all over the globe are confronting a serious ailment which is Alzheimer’s and seniorcitizens in America especially are a ruthless victim to it. One grace to these people is the smart home medical facility which enables them to live a comfort life. The smart home technology introduced lately has changed the way Alzheimer patients live. Smart home technologies offer a credible facility to the Alzheimer patients at their home and offices. These intelligently built houses provide a cognitive environment to the patients and allow them to live a life of indulgence. According to (Latfi,2000, pg.1-10)“The life of a person suffering... from...
An Explaning Concept Essay on Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer’s disease; and (2) to explain the concept of Alzheimer’s disease and use information from outside sources. Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease was named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, a physician who noted conversation with Auguste D. (an Alzheimer’s patient) and described findings of amyloid plaques and fiber tangles in Auguste D’s brain during an autopsy (Lu & Bludau, 2011, 2). At first, it was thought that Alzheimer’s disease occur in people younger than 65 and dementia is the term for those older that 65; however, the autopsy report of Dr. Alois suggested that Alzheimer’s disease was the most common... Article Review The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit to study further...
Research protocol for Master's level 'Alzheimer disease '
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...Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease or AD is an elusive chronic neurologic and dementive disorder without an established treatment or diagnostic test till date. Even in this era of tremendous improvement in the medical field, clinical examination is still the mainstay of diagnosis. Literature and research have suggested that there are many cellular events that have been observed in AD, but the exact correlation of those findings with the onset or progression of the disease has not yet been established. The main problem in doing so is absence of a useful diagnostic test. This research proposal aims to establish a protocol for using one variant of a tubular protein found... in the...
The Effects of exercise on Alzheimer disease
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...alzheimer's --- new effort tries to fight disease with word, math games, even wii for exercise. Wall Street Journal, pp. D.1-D.1. Title: How to Outsmart Alzheimer's --- New Effort Tries to Fight Disease With Word, Math Games, Even Wii for Exercise Doctors frustrated by a lack of a cure, or even an effective treatment, for Alzheimer's disease are trying a new approach: preventing the disease altogether. A new project, the Cognitive Fitness and Innovative Therapies, or CFIT, is trying to keep people at risk for Alzheimer's intellectually and physically fit with quizzes and other cognitive challenges to see if onset of the disease can be delayed, perhaps indefinitely... ?Amy, D. M. Mar 30). How to outsmart...
The Effects of exercise on Alzheimer disease
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...alzheimers --- new effort tries to fight disease with word, math games, even wii for exercise. Wall StreetJournal, pp. D.1-D.1. Title: How to Outsmart Alzheimers --- New Effort Tries to Fight Disease With Word, Math Games, Even Wii for Exercise Doctors frustrated by a lack of a cure, or even an effective treatment, for Alzheimers disease are trying a new approach: preventing the disease altogether. A new project, the Cognitive Fitness and Innovative Therapies, or CFIT, is trying to keep people at risk for Alzheimers intellectually and physically fit with quizzes and other cognitive challenges to see if onset of the disease can be delayed, perhaps indefinitely... Amy, D. M. Mar 30). How to outsmart...
Alzheimer's: The effect on the family
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...Alzheimer: The Effect on the Family Alzheimers disease (AD) refers a medical condition that results to abnormal changes of the brain (Family Caregiver Alliance, 2014). Numerous factors can cause Alzheimers disease. About 5.4 million Americans are suffering from Alzheimers disease with the aged bearing the greatest risk to contact the disease. According to literature, “Estimates vary, but experts suggest that as many as 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer’s disease” (National Institutes of Health, 2015). Alzheimers affects the memory, thinking, brain functioning,...
The benefits of an early diagnosis of Alzheimer s disease
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...Alzheimer ’s Disease While most people are hesitant about testing for Alzheimer’s disease, others feel that early detection and preparation is the key to understanding and coping with the disease. This advanced knowledge would lead to a better quality of life for diagnosed individuals and their families. Approximately 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease and because more people are living to their 80s and 90s that number is expected to quadruple by 2060.Although there is no cure for AD some people wish to get tested for it earlier for various reasons including a family history of AD. If their risk is determined to be high they feel... that they will be more in control of their health...
Patient Diagnosed with Hyponatremia, UTI, Confusion and Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer requires proper nursing care. The risks which are associated with the care of Mrs. M include confusion, falling and the patient being unsettled. The patient history also includes the fact that she lives alone with a home help being provided to her by a district nurse. This paper presents the planning stage for a bed bath for my patient. Therefore, I will give a thorough analysis of Mrs. M’s condition as I plan the bathing... ?PLANNING STAGE My patient is an elderly lady aged 82. To preserve the confidentiality of the patient as provided by the Nursing and Midwifery Code of Conduct (2008), I will refer her as Mrs. M. The patient who has been diagnosed with hyponatremia, UTI, confusion and...
Applying economic analysis ( Cost Effectiveness Analysis) to Alzheimer bills and to school lunch program
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...Alzheimer bills and to school lunch program Economic analysis is the logical approach to settle on the most favorable use of sparse resources. Two or more options are compared to pull off a precise objective under the given postulations and restrains. The opportunity cost of the resources engaged is taken into account and the endeavor to appraise in fiscal terms the societal and concealed costs and the remuneration of a project to the economy or society. When conducting cost effective analysis, a number of aspects have to be put into contemplation, that is, the cost effectiveness analysis (CEA), cost utility analysis (CUA), and the cost minimization analysis (CMA... Application of economic analysis to...
Achieving Less Stress in the Lives of Informal Caregivers of Adult Children with Multiple Disabilities and the Elderly with Alzheimer
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...Alzheimer Informal care-giving comprises of a major chunk of the care giving services and play a crucial role in the field of healthcare. Their contributions with respect to physcial and financial assistance are huge and entail an equal amount of stress. The nature of their duties entails coping with stressful situations on a day to day basis, as they are involved in providing care to their loved ones (including family members and friends) who are suffering with Alzheimer's and / or young adults diagnosed with chronic illnesses. Research suggests that a significant proportion... ?Achieving Less Stress in the Lives of Informal Caregivers of Adult Children with Multiple Disabilities and the Elderly with...
Alzheimer's Disease
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...Alzheimers Disease Purpose of study and of the disorder The purpose of this paper is to assesshow Alzheimers Disease affect its patients life. The assessment also seeks to identify the causes of the disease while at the same time discussing the areas of the brain affected. Additionally, the paper will discuss the possible treatment method for the disorder. The disease is the continuous destruction of the brain tissue, which causes the weakening and loss of mental capacity. It starts with a seemingly harmless loss of memory and other cognitive skills. This culminates in a state of complete dependence on help requiring total assistance with personal...
Alzheimer's disease
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...Alzheimer`s disease Anna Fihar CONTENT Alzheimer`s disease INTRODUCTION 2 SCIENTIFIC OF THE DISEASE 3 SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION OF HOW IT IS DIAGNOSED 5 DESCRIPTION OF THERAPY/ TREATMENT/ PREVENTION 6 CURRENT ISSUES RELATING TO THE DISEASE 7 CONCLUSION 7 REFERENCES: 7 INTRODUCTION 3 SCIENTIFIC DESCRIPTION OF THE DISEASE 3 SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION OF HOW IT IS DIAGNOSED 5 DESCRIPTION OF THERAPY/ TREATMENT/ PREVENTION 6 CURRENT ISSUES RELATING TO THE DISEASE 7 CONCLUSION 7 REFERENCES: 8 INTRODUCTION Alzheimer`s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that characterized by the damage of neurons and further loss of normal functioning of the brain....
Systematic Review on "Is the Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function a Risk Factor for alzheimer's in Older Adults?"
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...Alzheimer in Older Adults? Institutional Affiliation Funding: Not available Conflicts of Interest: None was raised Word Count- Abstract: 146 Word Count - Main text: 837 Total Word Count - 983 References: 9 Is the Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function a Risk Factor for Alzheimer in Older Adults? Abstract Objective: To examine peer reviewed published literature on the question - Is the Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function a Risk Factor for Alzheimer in Adults? It shall explore the results from the peer reviewed research articles to determine different perspectives of the research... Is the Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function a Risk Factor for...
Alzheimer's Disease
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...Alzheimer Disease 5/25 Alzheimer Disease Brain is known to be the control centre of the bodily functions and activities of a human being. It is designed in such a way that impulses pass in the brain through neurons which then electrically stimulate parts of brains. These parts of brains then send out impulses again to the specific organs where a reflex action is required. Cerebral Cortex is a part of the brain which primarily is related to intelligence and cognitive abilities of an individual. Several diseases may arise if this part of the brain is affected and one such disease is Alzheimer Disease. Alzheimer is mostly...
Alzheimer's disease and relationship to nutrition and hormone
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...Alzheimer Disease Jodi Collier Alzheimer Disease Brain is known to be the control centre of the bodily functions and activities of a human being. It is designed in such a way that impulses pass in the brain through neurons which then electrically stimulate parts of brains. These parts of brains then send out impulses again to the specific organs where a reflex action is required. Cerebral Cortex is a part of the brain which primarily is related to intelligence and cognitive abilities of an individual. Several diseases may arise if this part of the brain is affected and one such disease is Alzheimer Disease. Alzheimer is mostly seen in individuals who are above the age of forty five... and it...
Current Events in Public Health Leadership and the Fiedler Contingency Theory
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...Alzheimer disease is a disease that affects the human brain and if not treated at an advanced stage may have lethal consequences. As such, it has been necessary to carry out research on the disease in order to look into the problem and propose solutions that might eliminate it, or provide medicine effective in avowing adverse effects on the victims. Research entails looking into a specified problem and using relevant literature and results obtained, bring out a solution. In this regard, research might include different parties... Fielder Contingency Model FIELDER CONTINGENCY MODEL Good leadership ensures success is realized in ones undertaking. As such, there are various leadership styles, which are...
Home Health Care Services for Alzheimer's Patients and Their Caregivers
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...Alzheimer's Patients and Their Caregivers Alzheimer disease is incurable diseases that worsen with age and eventually lead to death. Alzheimer sufferers in 2006 were 26.6 million. It is predicted that, by 2050, it will affect 1 in every 85 people worldwide. Alzheimer disease symptoms can easily be confused with other age related diseases. The first, early symptoms of Alzheimer are trouble in remembering events that may have occurred recently. It is confirmed using behavioral evaluations, thinking abilities and brain scan tests. At an advanced stage, symptoms include irritability, confusion, aggression, trouble with language mood swings, long term memory loss... , withdrawal from family and...
Pathophysiology of Alzheimers Disease
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...ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease of Introduction Definition Dementia Dementia is one of the most severe progressive irreversible impairment in the intellect that progresses with age and illustrates a serious concern in public health (Yamasaki, et al, 2012). Anderson (2011) noted that economically, dementia is identified as the major public health problem in the United States (US). Wayne, et al (2009) stated that in adulthood, the mass and speed of a healthy brain may decline; and yet, despite of this natural phenomenon, the vital connections is still continuously being formed by this “miraculous machine” throughout life. Along the way... ? Running Head: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF...
Should Parents Know of Increased Alzheimer's risk?
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...Alzheimer Risk? Alzheimer disease is a neurodegenerative disease which is the most frequent cause of dementia. Currently, 4 million people in the United States are victims of this disease and it is the fourth leading cause of death in America. Moreover, Alzheimer’s disease is the governing cause of mental deterioration in the elderly people. It accounts for a large percentage of admissions to nursing homes, assisted living homes and other lasting care services. Moreover, there raises a question that should parents know of increased Alzheimer’s risk when marrying? The answer is quite clear that awareness is very important about this disease in the present time... Should Parents Know of Increases...
Something impact health 8
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...Alzheimer malady commonly associated with memory loss (“Saint Louis University”). Hence, lead to the malady’s prevalence reduction rate besides... Something Impact Health 8 The November 15Th ScienceDaily article (Read online) revealed how certain extract compounds from specialized spearmint and rosemary can adequately improve a person’s memory, a study conducted on animals (“Saint Louis University”). This is by chewing spearmints that will improve memory deficits mostly emanating from cognitive impairment especially among studying students. Therefore, the unveiling of this study will compel medical practitioners conduct further researches on how to use spearmints and rosemary compounds to stave off...
Sexuality and Alzheimer's Disease
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...Alzheimer’s Disease Introduction The topic selected is about sexuality and Alzeimer’s disease, which is a new concept for study since sexuality was earlier not correlated with elderly Alzheimer patients. Nearly four million older Americans over the age of sixty-five suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that is characterized by progressive deterioration of brain cells and mental capacity (Hales, 2004). Sexuality continues throughout the life span, and even in old age sexual needs are quite common. During the first stage of Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly, either there is no interest in sex, or increased desire for frequent sex. A major ethical dilemma for nursing staff... Sexuality and...
Alzheimer's disease market analysis
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...Alzheimer disease market analysis al Affiliation) Alzheimer disease The disease describes symptoms that are able to come up with memory loss and difficulties with thinking, language and problem solving. The symptoms mainly occur when the brain is damaged by certain diseases1. Alzheimer disease market analysis Size In current research, it has brought out that and estimated population of 5.3 million Americans of all ages has developed the disease in 2015. In the population, 5.1 million people are of the age of 65 and above and the remaining population has been of younger onset Alzheimer under the age of 65. In the...
Business Plan - Keep My Heart Adult Medical Day Care, Part 4
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...Alzheimer patients from the area. In that way, Keep My heart will have a varied line of offering vital services as well as creating a suitable platform towards achieving its profit making agenda. According to observations and practical experiences recorded by nursing homes, elderly patients are often faced by the challenge of poor attention from caregivers (Stahl, 2004). In addition, they usually find it hard to cope with life when the immediate family is always preoccupied by daily activities which they deem to be of more pressing priority. As a result, a good proportion of the aged persons end up with neglect and no sense of belonging. Keep My Heart has taken... Keep My Heart Business Plan (Section...
A hypothetical therapy case (Use only provided references)
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...Alzheimer disease. The elderly husband also has information that his grandson is physically and verbally abusive though he has not witnessed this. Notably, Alzheimer disease is a dementia characterized by problems in thinking, behavior, and memory. The disease is more prominent with the elderly who are more than 65 years old. The disease progresses with time and has no immediate cure. Nevertheless, drug and non-drug treatments may help to regulate cognitive and behavioral symptoms. On the other hand, the elderly husband should beware... that putting his elderly wife who is suffering from Alzheimer disease is not advisable since it may lead to adverse ethical, financial,...
Business Plan - Keep My Heart Adult Medical Day Care, Part 3
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...Alzheimer patients from the area. In that way, Keep My heart will have a varied line of offering vital services as well as creating a suitable platform towards achieving its profit making agenda. According to observations and practical experiences recorded by nursing homes, elderly patients are often faced by the challenge of poor attention from caregivers (Stahl, 2004). In addition, they usually find it hard to cope with life when the immediate family is always preoccupied by daily activities which they deem to be of more pressing priority. As a result, a good proportion of the aged persons end up with neglect and no sense of belonging. Keep My Heart has... Keep My Heart Business Plan (Section 5.0)...
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
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...Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease of the brain that mainly affects the older generations. Alzheimer’s diseasewas first diagnosed in Germany in 1906 by a psychiatrist and neuropathologist named Alois Alzheimer, (Klafki et al 2856, 2006). The disease is also referred to as Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease affects important components of the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by symptoms such as loss of memory, confusion, loss of intellectual abilities, perception and even language. Age is the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease (Schroeter et al. 1206, 2009). Other factors that have been found to increase the risk of getting the disease include... ?Part...
The Alzheimer’s Disease and The Loss of the Self
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...Alzheimer’s Disease and The Loss of the Self Introduction These recent years, Alzheimer’s Disease has gained widespread attention, as its degenerative effects were gradually understood because of the depictions not just in medical literature but also in the media. The collective work of researchers and the various media platforms, catapulted the disease from one of the rare ones to one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The Center for Disease Control identified Alzheimer’s Disease, based on 2010 preliminary data, as the sixth leading cause of death in the country. (CDC 2012) Since its discovery in 1906, the disease has...
Case Study #4
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...Alzheimer disease. In this particular case study, it can be noted that Mike is a 79 year old retired wood worker with an early stage of Alzheimer. However, of notable concern is that it started off as just a touch of forgetfulness which in some cases is believed to be just an artefact of old age. The doctors later diagnosed him with an early stage of Alzheimer disease and it seems that his condition is worsening as he is beginning to slip from his memory. Against this background... The basic problem addressed in the case study is that of attempting to advise Mike and Dorothy about the best possible ways they can take in order tocope with Mike’s problem of forgetfulness which can be attributed to...
Alzheimer's Disease Research
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...ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND THE LOSS OF THE SELF Introduction These recent years, Alzheimer’s Disease has gained widespread attention, as its degenerative effects were gradually understood because of the depictions not just in medical literature but also in the media. The collective work of researchers and the various media platforms, catapulted the disease from one of the rare ones to one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The Center for Disease Control identified Alzheimer’s Disease, based on 2010 preliminary data, as the sixth leading cause of death in the country. (CDC 2012) Since its discovery in 1906, the disease has...
Should you test if there is no treatment?
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...Alzheimer’s, other benefits given to early testing include “treatment of reversible causes... , M. (2011, July 21). Alzheimers debate: Should you test if you cant treat it? Retrieved June 18, 2012, from The Salt Lake Tribune Web site: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/52238799-68/alzheimer-disease-symptoms-dementia.html.csp Ridley, T. L. (1999). Your medical heritage chart: To test or not to test? Essence , 30 (8), 40. References Marchione, M. (2011, July 21). Alzheimers debate: Should you test if you cant treat it? Retrieved June 18, 2012, from The Salt Lake Tribune Web site:...
Mini-Literature Review Evaluation assignment
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...Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders, 15(4), 194-200... Mini-literature review evaluation assignment due: This paper will discuss the question for week one “in dementia patient, how does a nurse assess comfort as compared with people without dementia over time?” The paper will consist of three research articles and an evaluation table in the appendix. Pieper MJ,, Achterberg WP, Francke AL, Van der Steen JT, Scherder EJ, & Kovach CR. (2011). The implementation of the serial trial intervention for pain and challenging behavior in advanced dementia patients (STA OP!): A clustered randomized controlled trial. Retrieved February 10, 2015, from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/o/cochrane/clcentral/articles/...
Caring for a loved one with dementia
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...Alzheimer Association, 2012). Caring for a loved one with Dementia is not an easy task. It comprises of dealing with many concerns and emotions. No one has any idea how their loved one might change with time. Early stage of Dementia care preparations is the hardest as a care giver; you have to adjust to changing moods and emotions. But, early preparations are also foremost important for a Dementia patient. People who are close to a Dementia patient firstly need to decide that who will take care of the heath and financial decisions when that person is not able to do by him or herself. Where will the person live and how care should be given are also major implications... Caring for a loved one with...
Dementia and Caretaking
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...Alzheimer disease myriad behavioral... Dementia and Caretaking Introduction The individual with dementia whose communication is progressively impaired and is unable to communicate with his/her caretakers (loved ones, medical professionals and therapists) can affect the quality of life of the caretakers The fear is that the caretakers may disengage themselves because 'communication becomes disjointed and nonsensical.' One of the authors found that communication could be not only prolonged but deepened by entering the metaphorical world of the person and it enhances the relationship between the caregiver and the individual with dementia.( Morrow, Susan L.; Allen, Sylvia C.; Campbell, Brian W 2008). With Alz...
Research proposal (research method)
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...Alzheimer in a patient on the family members. Self-completion questionnaires would help to determine the exact reactions and emotions of the caregivers. Participants This research would... Research Design For this research the quantitative method or deductive method of research will be used. In science, data findings supported with quantitative proofs are usually more accepted and more reliable because of the objective nature of quantitative findings/analyses (Murray 2003). Quantitative investigations look for distinguishing characteristics, elemental properties and empirical boundaries and tend to measure how much or how often (Amaratunga et al. 2002). The research aim is to determine the impact of...
Strategic Plan to Reduce Falls and all Realated Injuries on the Alzhiemers Disease Unit
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...Alzheimer Disease Unit Strategic Plan to Reduce Falls and all Related Injuries in Alzheimer Disease Unit Introduction Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form for dementia that is not curable. Alzheimer’s disease worsens as it progresses and severely affects the normal life of victims. This disease eventually leads to death although proper medication and observation can improve the condition of the patient. It has early, moderate, and advanced stages. In the early phase of the disease, the victim experiences increasing impairment of learning and memory. The moderate stage is characterized with progressive memory deterioration... which limits the victim’s independence significantly and...
Alzheimers Disease
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...Alzheimer's Disease In a manual for nursing, which is d, Care of Alzheimer patients, the disease is described as being "progressive", which means that symptoms worsen over time. How fast the disease progresses, and what pattern symptoms might follow, is variable by individual. Researchers and doctors use a number of scales to measure the progression of symptoms over time, which may define as many as seven distinct stages of the disease. There are three broad phases which are typically recognized, they are: Mild symptoms Confusion and memory loss, disorientation; getting lost in familiar surroundings, problems with...
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...Alzheimer disease and can also enhance a person’s math’s ability. As research continues providing promising results, non-pharmacological brain treatments will be preferable besides pharmacotherapy, providing an alternative to patients who do not get results from drugs (Wilson, 2012). References Wilson, J. F. (2012). Introduction to biological psychology. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.... Neuroscience is the sciences that study the whole nervous system. Neuroscience uses a wide range of techniques to study the structural, functional, cellular, molecular, evolutionary and medical part of the nervous system. The different techniques that neuroscientists use have evolved with time molecular...
Children's Literature use is theraputic to Alzheimers patients
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...Alzheimer’s patients Introduction Children's literature is therapeutic to the patients suffering from Alzheimer diseases. The use and the practice of literature with children at an early age act as a way of treating patients suffering from Alzheimer disease. The children's literature helps individuals and families to identify, recognize, and interpret the symptoms associated with Alzheimer and later on they are able to take an appropriate action. Therefore, this paper discusses majorly about how the children's literature helps the patients suffering from the Alzheimer disease, the stages of the Alzheimer and the behaviour of the Alzheimer’s patients... Children's Literature use is Therapeutic to...
Alzheimer's
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...Alzheimer’s: According to Gowran  , Alzheimer’s disease is an extremely fatal disease in that it lacks a cure. The sole available treatment is for reduction of the symptoms intensity, but there is none for the curing or reversal of progression. It first discovery was by Doctor Alois Alzheimer in the year 1906 a German neuropathologist and psychiatrist hence the name of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is mostly in older people especially those aged about 65 years and above. Although this is true, the onset of less prevalent early Alzheimer’s can occur earlier in life. By the year 2006, there was...
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