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About the Alzheimer's Reading Room

About the Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | 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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10 Tips for Nonverbal Communication With a Person Who Has Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Reading Room

10 Tips for Nonverbal Communication With a Person Who Has Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
[www.alzheimersreadingroom.com] I rushed into the memory care facility – I was late – to visit Jean one sunny Thursday. Jean is one of “My Ladies” with Alzheimer’s I volunteer to ...
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Women make up majority of Canadians with Alzheimer's; most caregivers also female

Women make up majority of Canadians with Alzheimer's; most caregivers also female | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Can Curcumin Fight Alzheimer’s Disease?Answers To Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia
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Visiting Miss Daisy | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Visiting Miss Daisy | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
“I've come to visit you, Miss Daisy” I said in a perky tone of voice after introducing myself.
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10 Steps on the Road to Joyful Caregiving | Alzheimer's Reading Room

10 Steps on the Road to Joyful Caregiving | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
It took a long time, but I finally learned how to understand, cope, and communicate with a person living with Alzheimer's.
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‘Til Death Do Us Part | Alzheimer's Reading Room

‘Til Death Do Us Part | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Life was good for the first 20 years or so. But then Ed began showing signs of Alzheimer’s. I was devastated when the official diagnosis came.
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My Mom Fooled the Doctor about her Memory--How does that happen?

My Mom Fooled the Doctor about her Memory--How does that happen? | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it

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@Sandy Williams SpencerProSharing about Alzheimer's and Dementia in memory of my Mom, about COPD just for me. A few other interests include Sewing and Selling Online. I Enjoy the Variety in Life..do You?  13.6Kviews+151todayPeople sharing Sandy Williams Spenc's Interests@Troy Mccomas (troy48) @Donna MacPherson Lugar @Disabled World @Art JonesSandy Williams Spencer's InterestsHealth
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How to Speak to a Family Who is in Denial about Mom's Dementia | Alzheimer's Front Row

How to Speak to a Family Who is in Denial about Mom's Dementia | Alzheimer's Front Row | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
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How to Speak to a Family Who is in Denial about Mom's Dementia
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Karen and Stuart Tanz Give $1 Million to Sanford-Burnham and the University of Toronto to Fund Neurodegenerative Research

A $1-million gift will establish an international collaboration between Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) and the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Tanz Centre) at the University of Toronto to accelerate the development of new therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases.
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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 | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Did your loved one living with dementia ever tell you a story that was less than true?
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How to Use the Internet to Get (and Stay) in Shape

How to Use the Internet to Get (and Stay) in Shape | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Even if you can't afford a swanky Equinox membership but can't stand packing in among the masses at 24 Hour Fitness, you've got no excuse for letting your body go to pot over the winter. With these websites at your disposal and a bit of sweat equity, you'll be ready for beach season. Don't see your favorite web-based trainer here? Let us know what you use in the discussion below!
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Man Living With Alzheimer’s vs. Chair – Chair Wins | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Man Living With Alzheimer’s vs. Chair – Chair Wins | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
People living with Alzheimer’s can have great difficulty figuring out the simplest activities. The following story illustrates this poignantly.
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Pharmaceutical Companies to Share Data for Drug Design via New UC San Diego-Led Resource

Pharmaceutical Companies to Share Data for Drug Design via New UC San Diego-Led Resource | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it

Pharmaceutical companies will collaborate with researchers at the University of California, San Diego to provide previously unreleased proprietary data for drug discovery through a new $3.7 million effort funded by the National Institutes for Health. The project, which is led by UC San Diego principal investigators Rommie Amaro, Victoria Feher and Dr. Michael K. Gilson, includes a major subcontract to Rutgers University, directed by Dr. Stephen K. Burley of the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics Protein Data Bank.

 

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Communicating in Alzheimer's World | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Communicating in Alzheimer's World | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Repeately correct a person living with dementia usually leads to poor communication, frustration, and anger.
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35 Partners from Industry and Academia to Join European Research Initiative for the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia | Business Wire

35 Partners from Industry and Academia to Join European Research Initiative for the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia | Business Wire | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
35 Partners from Industry and Academia to Join European Research Initiative for the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia
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Gender, Race, and Alzheimer's Disease | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Gender, Race, and Alzheimer's Disease | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Women, African-Americans, and Hispanics are statistically more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
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Judge delivers blow to maker of Alzheimer's drug Namenda | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Judge delivers blow to maker of Alzheimer's drug Namenda | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
This 2 minute video frames the issue surrounding drug maker Actavis' attempt to force Alzheimer's patients to buy a much more expensive version of the drug Namenda. This video is worth watching and sharing with everyone you know in the Alzheimer's community.
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New Potential Therapy for Frontotemporal Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room

New Potential Therapy for Frontotemporal Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Frontotemporal dementia, known as FTD, is a devastating disease in which patients have rapid and dramatic changes in behavior, personality and social skills.
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Must Know Top Ten Interesting Facts on Antioxidants

Must Know Top Ten Interesting Facts on Antioxidants | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
How do antioxidants protect your body from diseases? What is the effect of high intake of some of the antioxidant substances? Read Medindia's facts on antioxidants.

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Interesting Facts on Antioxidants

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(Amy) Information about antioxidants. What they are, how they are good for you, and what they protect from. Eating foods with antioxidants can help you become a healthier person. 

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How the Loss of Memory Works in Alzheimer’s Disease, and How Understanding This Could Help You | Alzheimer's Reading Room

How the Loss of Memory Works in Alzheimer’s Disease, and How Understanding This Could Help You | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
How the loss of memory works in patients living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.
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Can Google find the cure for autism?

Can Google find the cure for autism? | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
To fast-track autism research, Google and scientists are using data analytics to find its roots and possible cures.
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Study Shows It Is Possible to Reduce the Risk Of Alzheimer's
The group of 2,235…

Study Shows It Is Possible to Reduce the Risk Of Alzheimer's<br/>The group of 2,235… | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Study Shows It Is Possible to Reduce the Risk Of Alzheimer's
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Using Light Technique, Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice

Using Light Technique, Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
M.I.T. researchers say a technique that adjusts emotions attached to memories could eventually lead to more effective therapies for people with psychological problems.
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Famous Faces of Alzheimer's - Moving Video | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Famous Faces of Alzheimer's - Moving Video | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
The famous faces of Alzheimer's and dementia video and music.
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Do you know what happens when an elderly person has a urinary tract infection and they don't know it? | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Do you know what happens when an elderly person has a urinary tract infection and they don't know it? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
The silent, and dreaded, urinary tract infection can lead to permanent memory loss and even death in persons living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
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