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

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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Learning How to Communicate with Someone with Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Learning How to Communicate with Someone with Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Not only would I accept Alzheimer's World as a reality, I would go into Alzheimer's World and learn how to communicate effectively
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Ten Tips for Communicating with an Alzheimer's Patient http://bit.ly/cOYXpU

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Nine Year Old Makes It to Alzheimer's World | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Nine Year Old Makes It to Alzheimer's World | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Yesterday a 96 year old resident stopped my 9 year old niece in the lounge area and demanded loudly, ( as she is inclined to do), the usual question - "What time is the bus coming."
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Test Your Memory for Alzheimer's (5 Best Tests)

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Delirium Versus Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Delirium Versus Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Delirium, which occurs suddenly, is not the same as dementia, although individuals with dementia are more susceptible to developing delirium during hospitalizations or from infections.
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How Alzheimer's Destroys the Brain -- Video

How Alzheimer's Destroys the Brain -- Video | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
This is a five star, must see, video that should be shared with anyone that has been touched by Alzheimer's disease.
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What they say --  http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2009/08/alzheimers-reading-room-testimonials.html

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Alzheimer's Communication Tip, No More Blah Blah Blah

Alzheimer's Communication Tip, No More Blah Blah Blah | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In Alzheimer's World if you use too many words, or engage in long explanations, all you are really saying is Blah, Blah, Blah
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The Front Row --  http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2010/01/alzheimers-disease-front-row.html

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Charlotte Tilmont's curator insight, February 3, 8:28 AM

ajouter votre perspicacité ...

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Alzheimer's, Schizophrenia, and Autism Can be Studied with Neurons Reprogrammed from Skin Cells | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's, Schizophrenia, and Autism Can be Studied with Neurons Reprogrammed from Skin Cells | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Direct disease modeling could lead to customized treatments for individual patients based on their own genetic and cellular information.
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1,600 medications screened for possible Alzheimer's treatment

1,600 medications screened for possible Alzheimer's treatment | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Drugs used for hypertension or insomnia may also help reduce the development of amyloid plaques, which is linked to Alzheimer's, U.S. researchers say.
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Circle Of Harmony: Managing Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia Patients

Circle Of Harmony: Managing Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia Patients | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
We believe that every human being, no matter how impaired, has the ability to love and be loved. We believe that every person has an enduring sense of self and a need to be in harmony with his or her environment.
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Is Water Invisible and Disconcerting to Dementia Patients? | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Is Water Invisible and Disconcerting to Dementia Patients? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Water is nearly invisible and disconcerting to the typical Alzheimer's patient. They don't like to drink it, and they don't like to get in it.
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Low Blood Sugar, Dementia Set Vicious Cycle in Diabetes

Low Blood Sugar, Dementia Set Vicious Cycle in Diabetes | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
In older patients with diabetes, cognitive impairment increases the risk of hypoglycemia, and hypoglycemia raises their risk of dementia, researchers found.
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Low Blood Sugar May Raise Dementia Risk in Diabetics: Study – WebMD

Overly aggressive glucose control might backfire in older patients, findings suggest
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What is Father's Day, How did it Start?

What is Father's Day, How did it Start? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father's Day.
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5 Things You Should Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Reading Room

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
When relating to a person with Alzheimer’s there are many guidelines to follow. I’m going to discuss five of the most basic ones here
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Silvia Marcos's curator insight, October 27, 2015 4:08 AM

Son precisamente las cosas que más suelen decirse a los enfermos de Alzheimer lo que hayq ue evitar puesto que producen en ellos gran frustración y desesperación.

 

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Beta testing

Beta testing | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
ALZHEIMER’S disease wrecks lives. And as people live longer, it will wreck more with every passing year. It also wrecks budgets. In America in 2010, the cost of...
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NitroMemantine Reverses the Loss of Brain Connections in Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer's Reading Room

NitroMemantine Reverses the Loss of Brain Connections in Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
NitroMemantine brings the number of synapses all the way back to normal within a few months of treatment in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, the new drug really starts to work within hours.
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Sundowning, an Anxiety Syndrome in Elderly Dementia Patients

Sundowning, an Anxiety Syndrome in Elderly Dementia Patients | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Sundowning is a big problem for Alzheimer's caregivers. Patients can get aggressive and very disruptive.
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Get Knowledge -- http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2013/01/how-to-use-alzheimers-reading-room.html

 

#sundowning #dementia #anxietysyndrome

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Six Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's and the Answers

Six Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's and the Answers | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
More than 750,000 unique persons have come to the Alzheimer's Reading Room looking for the answer to this question, what is the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia?
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Silvia Marcos's curator insight, October 27, 2015 4:05 AM

Buen artículo para comprender la diferencia entre la Enfermedad de Alzheimer y la Demencia.

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Lilly Scraps An Alzheimer's Drug; What Does It Mean For Merck?

Lilly Scraps An Alzheimer's Drug; What Does It Mean For Merck? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Lilly scrapped an Alzheimer's treatment that is in the BACE inhbitor class over a liver safety issue, raising questions whether drugs being developed by others, such as Merck, will meet the same fate.
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Eli Lilly Voluntarily Terminates Phase II Study for LY2886721 | Alzheimer's Clips

Eli Lilly Voluntarily Terminates Phase II Study for LY2886721 | Alzheimer's Clips | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Lilly Voluntarily Terminates Phase II Study for LY2886721, a Beta Secretase Inhibitor, Being Investigated as a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease.
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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
The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one source of life news and information for the entire Alzheimers and Dementia community.
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Teepa Snow Activities to Enrich the Lives of People With Dementia

Teepa Snow Activities to Enrich the Lives of People With Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
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Why Does Everyone Assume I Had No Life?Is Water Invisible and Disconcerting to Dementia Patients? Last 25 Articles on the Alzheimer's Reading Room
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Association between hypoglycemia, dementia in older adults with diabetes | Science Codex

Association between hypoglycemia, dementia in older adults with diabetes | Science Codex | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
A study of older adults with diabetes mellitus (DM) suggests a bidirectional association between hypoglycemic (low blood glucose) events and dementia, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.
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With new $1.7 million grant, U-M, Johns Hopkins researchers will develop dementia treatment tool

Phys.org Science News Wire : With new $1.7 million grant, U-M, Johns Hopkins researchers will develop dementia treatment tool -- a press release is provided to you ìas isî with little or no review from Phys.org staff.
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Bob DeMarco My Alzheimer's Metamorphosis

Bob DeMarco My Alzheimer's Metamorphosis | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder how the Alzheimer's Reading Room came into being? Or, what I was thinking and feeling during those early days of caring for Dotty?
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