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Google Keyword Search - easy memory loss test

Google Keyword Search - easy memory loss test | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
These five memory tests are for Alzheimer's, dementia, and mild cognitive impairment.
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The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one source of Alzheimers care and information on dementia care, health, memory loss, and treatment for the entireAlzheimer's and Dementia community worldwide. The goal of the Alzheimer's Reading Room is to Educate and Empower.

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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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If It Could Happen To Robin Williams | Alzheimer's Reading Room

If It Could Happen To Robin Williams | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
We need to get our Congress to fund Alzheimer’s and related dementia as the national emergency it is.
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The Whisper and Alzheimer's Moment in Time | Alzheimer's Reading Room

The Whisper and Alzheimer's Moment in Time | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
As she walked up to me she was smiling. I put out my hand and she took it. I then whispered in her ear - I see you.
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10 Things a Person Living with Dementia Would Tell You If They Could | Alzheimer's Reading Room

10 Things a Person Living with Dementia Would Tell You If They Could | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Here are ten communications tips that can help Alzheimer's caregivers improve their daily life.
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Answers To Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia - Alzheimer's Reading Room

Answers To Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia - Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
We have the answers and solutions to the most difficult problems that are encountered in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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Empathy Leads to Compassion Then Joy for the Alzheimer's Caregiver | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Empathy Leads to Compassion Then Joy for the Alzheimer's Caregiver | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
I am sitting here thinking about the role of empathy in Alzheimer's care giving.
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4 Ways to Communicate More Effectively with a Person Living with Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room

4 Ways to Communicate More Effectively with a Person Living with Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
85% of all communication is nonverbal and with this information in hand Alzheimer's caregivers can learn how to communicate more effectively with persons' living with dementia.
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A Thirty-Year Alzheimer’s Love Story: “Come Back Early Today” | Alzheimer's Reading Room

A Thirty-Year Alzheimer’s Love Story: “Come Back Early Today” | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
This is Joyce, from the Alois Alzheimer's Center. I’m afraid I have bad news for you.
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Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation

Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Across the nation, places like The Sequoias are trying to reduce the number of falls among their increasingly elderly residents while satisfying people’s desire to live life as they choose.
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Dementia, Overstimulation, Sundowning, and the Holidays | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Dementia, Overstimulation, Sundowning, and the Holidays | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
While everyone with dementia is different, many people in later stages of cognitive decline get agitated in the afternoon.
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Blood Vessel Damage Plays Key Role in Alzheimer's Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Blood Vessel Damage Plays Key Role in Alzheimer's Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
About half of patients (50 percent) with an Alzheimer's diagnosis also have brain damage resulting from insufficient blood flow, indicating that the blood vessel alterations that contribute to stroke also could accelerate Alzheimer's decline.
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Staying Connected with Mom | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Staying Connected with Mom | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Staying connected with Mom may have begun as an obligation but it is now one of the great joys of my life.
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A few posts from Bob DeMarco this morning. Always the best advice :))


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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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Alzheimer's Care, Self Concept, Self Confidence | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Care, Self Concept, Self Confidence | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
When it comes to Alzheimer's caregiving it is very difficult to be positive because at the outset few of us have any concept of what to do.
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How to Save Articles from the Alzheimer's Reading Room

How to Save Articles from the Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
This is a free and easy way to save articles from the Alzheimer's Reading Room for later reading or review.
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Alzheimer's Communication -- Touching Foreheads and Kindness | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Communication -- Touching Foreheads and Kindness | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges that Alzheimer's Caregivers face is how to communicate effectively with someone living with Alzheimer's disease.
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About the Alzheimer's Reading Room

About the Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
The goal of the Alzheimer's Reading Room is to Educate and Empower Alzheimer's caregivers, their families, and the entire Alzheimer's dementia community.
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Thanksgiving Story: Coaxing memories out of the fog of dementia

Thanksgiving Story: Coaxing memories out of the fog of dementia | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is often a difficult time for persons living with dementia and their families. Does it have to be this way?
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Similarities and differences between mice and humans revealed | Penn State University

Similarities and differences between mice and humans revealed | Penn State University | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Powerful clues have been discovered about why the human immune system, metabolism, stress response, and other life functions are so different from those of the mouse. A new, comprehensive study of the mouse genome by an international group of researchers including Penn State University scientists reveals striking similarities and differences with the human genome. The study may lead to better use of mouse models in medical research.
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Alzheimer's Caregiving -- The Path to Heaven or Hell? | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Caregiving -- The Path to Heaven or Hell? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
There is no blame in Heaven. No blaming Alzheimer's. No blaming the person that has Alzheimer's disease.
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Did Robin Williams Have Dementia

Did Robin Williams Have Dementia | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Mr. Williams was given a clinical diagnosis of PD and treated for motor symptoms. The report confirms he experienced depression, anxiety and paranoia, which may occur in either Parkinson's disease or dementia with Lewy bodies.
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What do you do if someone with dementia makes up stories about you? | Alzheimer's Front Row

What do you do if someone with dementia makes up stories about you? | Alzheimer's Front Row | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
Did your loved one living with dementia ever tell you a story that was less than true?
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Tau Not Amyloid-Beta Causes Neuronal Death in Alzheimer's Patients | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Tau Not Amyloid-Beta Causes Neuronal Death in Alzheimer's Patients | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
This study suggests a completely new way to look at Alzheimer's that might alter the way we study the disease, screen for it and ultimately treat it.
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Toy Improves Behavior and Mood in Alzheimer's Patient

Toy Improves Behavior and Mood in Alzheimer's Patient | Alzheimer's Dementia | 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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Alzheimer's Care, Self Concept, Self Confidence | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Care, Self Concept, Self Confidence | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Dementia | Scoop.it
When it comes to Alzheimer's caregiving it is very difficult to be positive because at the outset few of us have any concept of what to do.
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