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What is Dementia? and What can I do about it? - Alzheimers Support

What is Dementia? and What can I do about it? - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
What is dementia? and what can I do about it?
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5 Nutrients Your Meal Needs for Healthy Skin and Hair

5 Nutrients Your Meal Needs for Healthy Skin and Hair | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Here are the top 5 nutrient groups to consume on a regular basis to ensure a radiant complexion that will last a lifetime.
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Common Infections in Today’s Seniors - Glo Knows Why

Common Infections in Today’s Seniors - Glo Knows Why | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
As a caregiver, you want your aging loved one to live life to the fullest, staying healthy, happy, and enjoying every day. This is why it’s so vital that you’re
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Early Onset Alzheimer Behavior - Alzheimers Support

Early Onset Alzheimer Behavior - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Early onset Alzheimer's behavior changes may not be obvious in the beginning as they are siight and unnoticeable at first.
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How to Choose Fun Gifts for Seniors with Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support

How to Choose Fun Gifts for Seniors with Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Fun gifts for seniors with Alzheimer's dementia or memory problems.
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Early Onset Alzheimer Behavior - Alzheimers Support

Early Onset Alzheimer Behavior - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Early onset behavior changes may not be obvious in the beginning of Alzheimer's dementia.
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Caring for Aging Parents - It looks hard but not Impossible - Alzheimers Support

Caring for Aging Parents - It looks hard but not Impossible - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Aging parents most often rely on their adult children for assistance.
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How to Convince a Loved One to Shower When they have Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support

How to Convince a Loved One to Shower When they have Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
How to convince a loved one to shower when they have Alzheimer's dementia.
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Does Coconut Oil Help Alzheimer's? - Alzheimers Support

Does Coconut Oil Help Alzheimer's? - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Does Coconut Oil Help Alzheimer's
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Gifts and Activities for Seniors - Alzheimers Support

Gifts and Activities for Seniors - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
A few of the Gifts and activities for Seniors who are limited according to the various stages of their dementia which limits gift-giving--
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Sometimes it's difficult to find the perfect gift for someone who has dementia. This article presents some very nice gifts that are appropriate for every stage.

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Compare Normal Memory loss to Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's dementia - Alzheimers Support

Compare Normal Memory loss to Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's dementia - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Compare normal memory loss to Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's
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Dementia Cases Increasing - Surge 62% in 7 years - HSCIC Report - Alzheimers Support

Dementia Cases Increasing - Surge 62% in 7 years - HSCIC Report - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Dementia Cases Increasing and have all-time surge in last 7 years
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Comfort Clothing for someone with Alzheimer's, Dementia or other Memory Loss - Alzheimers Support

Comfort Clothing for someone with Alzheimer's, Dementia or other Memory Loss - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
When choosing clothes for my Mom I tried to think “comfort” first– and then “practicality.” In early stages of Dementia, she chose her own wardrobe but in later stages of Alzheimer’s, I had to choose what she’d wear. The person with Alzheimer’s, Dementia or other memory loss eventually loses a sense of  time and seasons. They …
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Celia and Nonna - Author speaks about new book - Alzheimers Support

Celia and Nonna - Author speaks about new book - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Celia and Nonna explores the relationship between children and grandparent with dementia
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Charity launches national campaign to raise awareness of elder abuse

Charity launches national campaign to raise awareness of elder abuse | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Charity launches national campaign to raise awareness of elder abuse
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Why is Mom Constantly in the Emergency Room? - Alzheimers Support

Why is Mom Constantly in the Emergency Room? - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it

Why is Mom constantly in the emergency room?

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Phones Remotes and Microwave Ovens don't mix with dementia - Alzheimers Support

Phones Remotes and Microwave Ovens don't mix with dementia - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Phones remotes and microwave ovens are difficult to use by the person with dementia because the shapes and sizes are often alike..
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Don't Deny or Overlook Personality Changes that may signal Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support

Don't Deny or Overlook Personality Changes that may signal Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Don't overlook personality changes if you suspect Alzheimer's.
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5 Decisions to Make while Living Alone with Alzheimers - Alzheimers Support

5 Decisions to Make while Living Alone with Alzheimers - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Decisions to make before living alone with Alzheimer's
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The Last Day Mom Remembered Everyone - Alzheimers Support

The Last Day Mom Remembered Everyone - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
The last day Mom remembered everyone was a happy, yet sad day.
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What are Biggest Changes for Assisted Living - Alzheimers Support

What are Biggest Changes for Assisted Living - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
What are the biggest changes for assisted living in the years to come. Are Nursing homes giving way to home services for those with Alzheimer's dementia?
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New Assistive Technology Devices - Alzheimers Support

New Assistive Technology Devices - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
What's new about all the Assistive Technology Devices, and which one does your loved one with a disability need to make their life better/easier..
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Assistive Technology Devices are the new and important aid for the Caregiver. Many folks are able to stay home longer and be safer while alone. 

As much as these new assistants are technical, they can be so much fun too!

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Why does the Person with Alzheimer's Dementia Yearn for Childhood Home - Alzheimers Support

Why does the Person with Alzheimer's Dementia Yearn for Childhood Home - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Those with Alzheimer's dementia may yearn for Childhood Home
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Many of those with dementia yearn for their childhood home and brothers and sisters in the very late stages of this disease.

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Caring for Someone with Cognitive Decline - Alzheimers Support

Caring for Someone with Cognitive Decline - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Normal cognitive decline in aging or with Alzheimer's dementia or other disease
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Caring for someone with cognitive decline can be difficult. It takes a warm person who is generous with kindness to care for someone who appears to be quite obstinate.

 

Actually, they might be totally agreeable if you have a deep  understanding of their true situation. http://www.free-alzheimers-support.com

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Making the most of your visit to a loved one with Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support

Making the most of your visit to a loved one with Alzheimer's - Alzheimers Support | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
Making the most of your visit to a loved one with Alzheimer's
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