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Five Tips for Caregivers to get their ZZZ


When it comes to caring for a parent, spouse or other loved one, sleep is not for beauty. It is essential to maintain health and the energy needed to be a caregiver. Uninterrupted, restorative sleep (7 to 9 hours) is recommended by most experts.
But for many of the nation’s 65 million family caregivers, sleep is an elusive luxury.  In fact, a National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) study on caregiver health risks found 87 percent of those caregivers surveyed suffered from insomnia.

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer's

 
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Experts have found that most Alzheimer's patients go through seven stages of disease progression. The Duration and symptoms might vary, but the general decline of Alzheimer's remain the same.
 
1.)No Impairment
Individuals at this stage show no marked decline in their cognitive function. No memory problems show up on a regular basis.
 
2.)Very Mild Impairment
Forgetfulness begins. The patient begins to forget names and small details, like where they put their glasses or if they took their medication that morning.