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How To Visit a Friend or Acquaintance With Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room

How To Visit a Friend or Acquaintance With Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
They didn’t know precisely what condition George was in, and they had no idea how to interact with him. Tom was now living with dementia.
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Alzheimer's World -- Two Circles Trying to Intersect

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Alzheimer's and the Dreaded Bowel Movement

I already wrote about how I beat urinary incontinence and bladder infections. That solution is not perfect. Poop. No enema, no pills, no laxatives. How I won the Poop-E war. http://bit.ly/bIoGFd

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Many will avoid visiting the person with dementia because they don't know what to say or how to behave. We had a few family members that avoided Mom simply because they didn't know what to say to her.

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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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10 Popular Google Searches Alzheimer's and Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room

10 Popular Google Searches Alzheimer's and Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Millions of searches are conducted each day looking for information on Alzheimer's disease, dementia care, memory care, memory, health, and tests for Alzheimer's and dementia.

Many of those Google, Bing, Yahoo, AOL and Ask searches result in readers being sent directly to the Alzheimer's Reading Room (ARR) for the valuable information they need to accomplish their caregiving goals.

The list below contains 10 of the more popular searches that land readers on the ARR.
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RT Alzheimer's robs you of your memory, especially recent memories…

RT Alzheimer's robs you of your memory, especially recent memories… | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
RT Alzheimer's robs you of your memory, especially recent memories http://bit.ly/1sI6u5R #memory #dementia #endalz - Alzheimer's Front Row - Google+
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When Alzheimer's strikes: The state of research, caregiving

When Alzheimer's strikes: The state of research, caregiving | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Last year it was estimated that 100,000 Minnesotans are living with Alzheimer's, with an estimated 250,000 people involved in their care.
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Employment Situation Summary

Employment Situation Summary | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 248,000 in September, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services, retail trade, and health care.
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Are Alzheimer's Caregivers the Forgotten?

Are Alzheimer's Caregivers the Forgotten? | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
One issue that really frustrates me is the treatment of Alzheimer's caregivers.
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, I Look Up and There You Are

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, I Look Up and There You Are | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,How I wonder what you are!Up above the world so high,Like a diamond in the sky!
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Alzheimer's May Be Caused By Overuse of Pills for Anxiety and Sleep Problems

Alzheimer's May Be Caused By Overuse of Pills for Anxiety and Sleep Problems | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Research indicates that unwarranted long-term use of anxiety and sleep medications (benzodiazepines) should be considered a public health concern and can lead to higher risk of Alzheimer's disease.
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3 Things Everyone Should Know About Anesthesia

3 Things Everyone Should Know About Anesthesia | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
It is not unusual for Alzheimer's care partners to notice considerable negative effects from anesthesia after there loved one, a person suffering from memory loss, has had an operation.
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Why Do the Deeply Forgetful Say No

Why Do the Deeply Forgetful Say No | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Many Alzheimer's caregivers accept the word "No" from the deeply forgetful without ever trying to figure out why they do it.
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3 Things Every Alzheimer's Caregiver Should Know and Understand | Alzheimer's Reading Room

3 Things Every Alzheimer's Caregiver Should Know and Understand | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
The ordinary acts we perform each day while caring are cumulative.
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Scrotum and Totem: Phallic Cartography 101 | Big Think

Scrotum and Totem: Phallic Cartography 101 | Big Think | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Warning. Some words and images in this post may unsettle readers of a tender age or disposition. If that's you, look away. This blog does not set out to cause offense. But we go where strange maps lead us. Even if that is the field of phallic cartography, booby-trapped with innuendo. If you must ...
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How do Alzheimer's Caregivers Think and Feel? | Alzheimer's Reading Room

How do Alzheimer's Caregivers Think and Feel? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Which of he following apply to you as an Alzheimer's caregiver? Which of these constantly bother you?
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Alzheimer's Association - 2025 Alzheimer's National Plan Not Likely to Succeed | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Association - 2025 Alzheimer's National Plan Not Likely to Succeed | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
"Inadequate funding remains the single most important impediment to progress in achieving the research goal of the Alzheimer's National Plan."
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Memories Impact How Alzheimer's Patients Think, Feel, and Act

Memories Impact How Alzheimer's Patients Think, Feel,  and Act | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Memories Impact How Alzheimer's Patients Think, Feel and Act

Alzheimer's caregivers can have a profound influence on the emotional state of individuals… - Bob DeMarco - Google+
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You Can Live Your Life After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room

You Can Live Your Life After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
You start by doing the things your loved one did prior to the diagnosis of Alzheimer's or a related dementia.
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What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room

What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
When someone is told they have dementia, it means that they have significant memory problems as well as other cognitive difficulties, and that these problems are severe enough to get in the way of daily living.
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Alzheimer's Caregivers are the Chosen | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Caregivers are the Chosen | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Each Alzheimer's caregiver has a common experience. This experience naturalizes when we first realize, We Are Not Alone.
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The Alzheimer's Epidemic Hits Women Hardest -- And In The Workplace

The Alzheimer's Epidemic Hits Women Hardest -- And In The Workplace | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
 A Cast of Caregivers – Celebrity Stories to Help You Prepare to Care,
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Watch the Memory Loss Tapes on the Internet

Watch the Memory Loss Tapes on the Internet | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
One of the most devastating forms of memory loss is Alzheimer's disease a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills.
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Answers to Your Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Answers to Your Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
The Alzheimer's Reading Room Knowledge Base contains more than 4,500 articles.
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Alzheimer's Video 'God's Gift' Goes Viral on YouTube | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Video 'God's Gift' Goes Viral on YouTube | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
My 87 year old mother with Alzheimer's knew who I was,even if it was for just a moment.
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Is There Life After Caregiving, and If So What is it Like? | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Is There Life After Caregiving, and If So What is it Like? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
I found myself thinking about the aftermath of caregiving, and what Suzy’s life would be like in the months and years ahead.
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Looking for the Origins of Alzheimer’s disease in the Brain | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Looking for the Origins of Alzheimer’s disease in the Brain | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Scientists at Stanford Medicine are at the forefront of research into how Alzheimer’s disease develops.
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Alzheimer's Robbed Us of Our Ability to Communicate | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Robbed Us of Our Ability to Communicate | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Our communication and the way we related to each other changed - abruptly, over night. It was as if our ability to communicate effectively had been robbed from us.
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