Wendy Henderson,  —

Wendy is a proven blogger and social media manager who has helped to build online communities for businesses and organizations. She currently heads the website’s social outreach online through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Articles by Wendy Henderson

Tips for Talking to Your Doctor

This Macmillan Cancer Support video shares some tips on how to get the best out of your doctor’s appointments and hospital visits. MORE: 4 Medications for Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Dr. Davina Deniszczyc explains that before you meet with your doctor it’s a good idea to prepare a list…

5 Benefits of Cannabis Tea for Chronic Illnesses

Medical marijuana is gaining popularity as a complementary medicine to help with many symptoms associated with chronic illnesses. While many people are curious about how marijuana (or cannabis) may help improve their symptoms, they are also reluctant to smoke the substance. However, there are different ways that medical marijuana can be administered,…

Restaurant in Japan Hires Waitstaff With Dementia

A new pop-up restaurant in Tokyo was encouraging its waitstaff to make mistakes, because according to The Spoke, it purposely hired people who suffer from dementia. MORE: Five surprising things that could trigger Alzheimer’s disease The Restaurant of Order Mistakes had been opened by the…

4 Medications for Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Memory loss is one of the most recognized signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Although there’s no way to slow down or stop the progression of the disease, there are medications that can help with memory loss and confusion and improve cognitive ability. These medications activate certain brain chemicals that influence the signals between nerves,…

What Does Dementia Feel Like?

This informative and moving video from the Social Care Institute for Excellence explains some of the things a person with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease experiences on a daily basis. We’re taken on a journey of an average day through the eyes of a dementia patient and listen as she details her confusion and…

Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms: What is Sundowning?

“Sundowning” is the term used for the changes in personality many Alzheimer’s disease patients experience in the late afternoon or early evening. MORE: 10 Quotes to Help You When You’re Feeling Down According to WebMD, the change in light seems to trigger a cognitive response that gets progressively worse as the hours go on, but remedies…

How Virtual Reality Is Brightening up Dementia Patients’ Lives

This moving video from Tribemix explores how modern technology is helping people with dementia. MORE: 6 Ways Music Can Benefit People With Alzheimer’s Disease The footage shows three dementia patients using a virtual reality headset that surrounds them with peaceful settings like beaches and forests. The experience helps to instantly calm the patients…