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Alzheimer's at 46: Popular Warwick teacher faces unexpected diagnosis with ... - Lancaster Newspapers

Alzheimer's at 46: Popular Warwick teacher faces unexpected diagnosis with ... - Lancaster Newspapers | dementia, alzheimer's disease, parkinson, aging, caregivers, | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's at 46: Popular Warwick teacher faces unexpected diagnosis with ...

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It does not affect the elderly only. Adults with early on-set are dealing with the same challenges. #endalz  

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Pacific Cove's curator insight, June 16, 2014 5:37 AM

Alzheimer’s disease is most often associated with older people, but it struck Curt, a popular Warwick High School social studies teacher and father of two, not in the twilight of life but in its prime. #Alzheimer's #Dementia #Caregiving

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Article: Music Therapy and Dementia

Article: Music Therapy and Dementia | dementia, alzheimer's disease, parkinson, aging, caregivers, | Scoop.it
Music has power—especially for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. And it can spark compelling outcomes even in the very late stages of the disease.

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Helping Seniors Stay Connected

Helping Seniors Stay Connected | dementia, alzheimer's disease, parkinson, aging, caregivers, | Scoop.it
The topic of loneliness in seniors gets Martine Ehrenclou thinking about how to help seniors avoid social isolation.

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"Seniors who are socially isolated are more likely to die prematurely, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."  We emphasized the importance of making social connection s along the way. #loneliness #socialconnections #seniors

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Becky B's curator insight, June 4, 2014 12:00 PM

Seniors who are socially isolated are more likely to die prematurely, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Isolation and Depression | Socialization helps Recovery from Mental Illness - YouTube

Bill talks about the danger of isolation and how socializing is very important in recovery when going through a depression. E-mail Bill your recovery questio...
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