Creating Positive Emotional Experiences Helps Alzheimer's Patients

Caring for seniors with Alzheimer's disease presents many challenges but interestingly, research results are showing that caregivers can make the biggest impact in keeping these seniors calm and satisfied with their daily routine.

The New York Times reports that one nursing home has found that giving chocolate and considering other preferences, such as time for eating, to these seniors, along with their favorite things, has resulted in successful therapy.  People's interactions are having more impact than any medication. 


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