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95 Year Old Alzheimer's Patient Colors Beautifully and Talks About It - YouTube

Share Dotty with the World - A Special Request | Alzheimer's Reading Room http://bit.ly/SSU7SP My mother Dorothy DeMarco, Dotty,lived with Alzheimer's but re...
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Alzheimer's Reading Room

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The Alzheimers Reading Room operates for the benefit of society. Our mission is to Educate and Empower caregivers, families, and the entire dementia community.
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How to Connect With A Person Living with Alzheimer's Looking for Meaning Behind the Words

How to Connect With A Person Living with Alzheimer's Looking for Meaning Behind the Words | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Ranked #1 in Alzheimer/s and dementia information and content for 5 straight years.
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Las acusaciones de la demencia y el Alzheimer Fairy Tales fracturados

Las acusaciones de la demencia y el Alzheimer Fairy Tales fracturados | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Las acusaciones de la demencia y el Alzheimer Fairy Tales fracturados
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Death by Complications from Alzheimer's, What does this mean?

Death by Complications from Alzheimer's, What does this mean? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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Last 25 Articles on the Alzheimer's Reading Room

Last 25 Articles on the Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
Bob DeMarco's insight:
What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/08/difference-between-alzheimers-and-dementia.html

 

Dementia Patient Wears the Same Clothes Over and Over

http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/03/when-someone-with-dementia-wears-same.html

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The Alzheimer's Hamster Within YOU

The Alzheimer's Hamster Within YOU | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
One of the most difficult tasks an Alzheimer's caregiver faces is the development of a new set of communications skills.
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How to Get Answers To Your Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia

http://bit.ly/1rTlDTr

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Alzheimers and dementia

Alzheimers and dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
We provide insight and advice on Alzheimer's and dementia from more than 100 professional contributors in the Alzheimer's and dementia community.
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Alzheimer's Reading Room

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In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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Music Lights Up the Brain

Music Lights Up the Brain | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Music fosters creativity, enhanced reasoning, greater motor skills, better memory and lights up the brain.
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http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2010/02/about-alzheimers-reading-room.html

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Toy Improves Mood and Behavior in Alzheimer's Patient

Toy Improves Mood and Behavior in Alzheimer's Patient | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Can a simple toy improve the behavior, mood, and level of awareness in a person living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia?
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http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/10/toy-improves-behavior-mood-alzheimers-patient.html

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Communication in Alzheimer's World

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In order to begin the process of dealing with communication in a world filled with Alzheimer's you first need to make a simple important decision ...

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Welcome to Alzheimer's World.


http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2009/12/communicating-in-alzheimers-world.html



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Alzheimer's Caregiver's Get Lonely in the Front Row | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Caregiver's Get Lonely in the Front Row | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Unless you are an Alzheimer's caregiver it is almost impossible to either understand or comprehend what it is like living in the front row.
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How Often Should You Visit a Memory Care Patient

How Often Should You Visit a Memory Care Patient | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Dr. Rita A. Jablonski-Jaudon is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced persons I know when it comes to memory care, dementia and caregivers.
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An Alzheimer's Communication Tip - No More Blah Blah Blah

An Alzheimer's Communication Tip - No More Blah Blah Blah | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
The Alzheimers Reading Room operates for the benefit of society. Our mission is to Educate and Empower caregivers, families, and the entire dementia community.
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How to Listen to an Alzheimer's Patient

How to Listen to an Alzheimer's Patient | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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Laura Rogers's curator insight, April 27, 2016 7:20 AM
Being an RN can be stressful at the best of times, add to that patients suffering from Alzheimer or dementia- who during a lapse of not knowing who or where they are can provoke violent outbursts and attacks on the medical staff. I believe a better understanding and empathy towards the higher needs of these patients and training to know how to handle them when they are suffering from a lapse can not only ease the stress this can cause to both patient and staff but also give staff more confidence when dealing with all patients.   
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New Social App to Support Alzheimer's Caregivers at Home

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In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.


http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/08/difference-between-alzheimers-and-dementia.html


http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/09/answer-questions-alzheimers-dementia.html

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Experimental Lu AE58054 Drug Shows Promise and is Currently Being Investigated as a Treatment for Alzheimer's

Experimental Lu AE58054 Drug Shows Promise and is Currently Being Investigated as a Treatment for Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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Experimental Lu AE58054 Drug Shows Promise and is Currently Being Investigated as a Treatment for Alzheimer's
 
One of the biggest problems we are facing in finding an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s is the lack of participation by qualified patients in clinical trials.

It is my belief that caregivers should be investigating and participating in Phase III clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease. If we don’t participate actively it will take longer than is necessary to find a treatment for Alzheimer’s that works.
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Caregivers Concerns About Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Around Christmas

Caregivers Concerns About Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Around Christmas | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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Alzheimer's Communication Skills and Coping with Behavior

Alzheimer's Communication Skills and Coping with Behavior | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
The Alzheimer's caregiver deals with a disease and behaviors that are difficult, sometimes impossible, to understand.
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The Ordinary Acts We Perform Each Day Lead to Joy

The Ordinary Acts We Perform Each Day Lead to Joy | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
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The Ordinary Acts We Perform Each Day Lead to Joy

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Owen Wilson opens up about his father's Alzheimer's, You Just have to Accept It

Owen Wilson opens up about his father's Alzheimer's, You Just have to Accept It | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
This time around actor Owen Wilson is acknowledging that his father is living with Alzheimer's.
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Women More Likely to Suffer from Alzheimer's, Deteriorate Faster, Decline After Surgery

Women More Likely to Suffer from Alzheimer's, Deteriorate Faster, Decline After Surgery | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Women with memory problems worsen twice as fast as men at the same stage of memory impairment.
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Women with memory problems worsen twice as fast as men at the same stage of memory impairment. 

 

Women also decline faster after surgery and receiving general anesthesia than men.
http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2015/07/women-more-likely-to-suffer-from.html
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Alzheimer's and Dementia Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

Alzheimer's and Dementia Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older people, according to the most robust study of its kind ever conducted.
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An international team, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School, found that study participants who were severely Vitamin D deficient were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. -


See more at: http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/08/Alzheimers-Dementia-Vitamin-D-Deficiency.html





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How We Beat Incontinence -- The Solution | Alzheimer's Reading Room

How We Beat Incontinence -- The Solution | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it

When I first started taking care of my mother she was suffering from urinary incontinence. If you are dealing with a person living with dementia or Alzheimer's disease then you know this can be a big problem.

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Sandy Spencer's curator insight, June 25, 2015 1:59 PM

Information from the Alzheimer's Reading Room is always beneficial!

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How to Avoid the Urinary Tract Infection | Alzheimer's Reading Room

How to Avoid the Urinary Tract Infection | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Here are a few tips/tricks that may help you avoid the dreaded UTI -- Urinary Tract Infection.
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