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Efforts spread to aid dementia sufferers - The Boston Globe

Efforts spread to aid dementia sufferers - The Boston Globe | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
As the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s soars, communities train everyone from waitresses to bank tellers to police officers to be “dementia friendly”
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Medicaid's Role for People with Dementia - Kaiser Family Foundation

Medicaid's Role for People with Dementia - Kaiser Family Foundation | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Kaiser Family Foundation Medicaid's Role for People with Dementia Kaiser Family Foundation Almost one-half (46%) of nursing facility residents and about one in five (21%) seniors living in the community has probable or possible dementia, a syndrome...
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Valley Voice: Dementia-Friendly Café serves key need - The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: Dementia-Friendly Café serves key need - The Desert Sun | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A year ago, a group of volunteers came together determined to create a dementia-friendly community in the Coachella Valley.
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The deviousness of dementia - The Guardian

The deviousness of dementia - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The long read: When memory disappears, something more than memory gets lost. This is how a world begins to unravel – and how caregivers unwittingly become part of the chaos
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The Troubling Link Between Middle-Aged Drinking And Dementia - Huffington Post

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One 2013 study found that middle-aged men who exercised regularly slashed their risk of dementia and other cognitive decline by as much as 60 percent.
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How multi-sensory therapy helps people with dementia reclaim their identities - The Guardian

How multi-sensory therapy helps people with dementia reclaim their identities - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A new arts programme that uses birdsong and the smell of flowers is improving wellbeing for older people with dementia
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Mediterranean diet linked to higher brain volume: Research - NYC Today

Mediterranean diet linked to higher brain volume: Research - NYC Today | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
NYC Today Mediterranean diet linked to higher brain volume: Research NYC Today Study author Yian Gu, assistant professor of neuropsychology who authored the study, said, “It was encouraging to see that the more you adhere to this Mediterranean...
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NHS watchdog says cut booze in middle age or risk dementia - Daily Mail

NHS watchdog says cut booze in middle age or risk dementia - Daily Mail | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Studies have shown that even adults who consume moderately amounts of between seven and 14 units a week – up to six glasses of wine or seven pints of beer – are more susceptible to dementia.
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✪ Free A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia By Helen Buell Whitworth "MS BSN", James Wh EBOOK

http://book99download.com/readbook.php?asin=193260393X.html ✪ Free A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia By Helen Buell Whitworth "MS BSN", ...
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What is a neuropsychological evaluation like for my child?

A neuropsychologist studies the relationship between a person's brain and her behavior—how she does things, how she responds to her environment, how she ...
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Table 2. Ineffective versus Culturally-Sensitive Strategies for a Person ... - Medscape

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Over five million people in the United States are diagnosed with some form of dementia, and many more with cognitive impairment remain undiagnosed.
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Home Recreates Past for Dementia Patients

A Georgian Bay, Ontario retirement home has carefully recreated the past for dementia patients who find the environment comforting. »»» Subscribe to The ...
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Comment on Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap by truthfulkindness

Comment on Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap by truthfulkindness | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Thank you so much for these excellent observations George. Now posted at my new FB page “Dementia Symptom Perspectives” (as holding space and reminder until newsletter) :D Your friend.
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Supporting someone with dementia when their carer dies

Supporting someone with dementia when their carer dies | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Advice on how to help your relative with dementia when their main carer dies or goes away
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Something for My Age-Peers (from the 1950s) to Remember as You Try to Remember

Something for My Age-Peers (from the 1950s) to Remember as You Try to Remember | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Word processors were not in common usage until the late 1980s, early 1990s.
The context of how a memory was originally stored is important.
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Alzheimer's and dementia are second biggest killer in Australia, data shows - The Guardian

Alzheimer's and dementia are second biggest killer in Australia, data shows - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The illnesses supplanted strokes as the number two cause of death behind heart disease in 2013 while suicide remains leading cause among young people
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Music gift gives dementia patients trip down memory lane - Chicago Tribune

Music gift gives dementia patients trip down memory lane - Chicago Tribune | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Orland company donates iPods to dementia patients
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Alzheimer's Association Offers Free Program on New Research - MassLive.com

Alzheimer's Association Offers Free Program on New Research - MassLive.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
AMHERST – A growing number of studies indicate that Alzheimer’s disease begins long before clinical symptoms appear.
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The fear of dementia - Times of India

The fear of dementia - Times of India | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Studies are busting long-held beliefs on dementia in the elderly, and are saying that memory lapses need not be a cause of fear as one ages, as the apprehension itself means the mind is healthy
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Memory loss expert talks coping skills - DL-Online

Memory loss expert talks coping skills - DL-Online | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Many people, when faced with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, are so paralyzed by fear they think their lives are over.

"They see it as a...
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Mr Ray Discusses Neurology and Art

Listen in as Mr Ray and Mrs Rubye discuss how neurology and art can link together. "Neurology and Art," A Cox TV program, which described how neurology ...
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Many Adolescents Report Symptoms Mimicking Concussions

Many Adolescents Report Symptoms Mimicking Concussions | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
High school girls are more likely than boys to report multiple concussion-like symptoms.
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How can we advance data sharing in dementia research? - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

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How can we advance data sharing in dementia research?
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Promoting Senior Wellness: Becoming a dementia-friendly community - Daily Local News

Promoting Senior Wellness: Becoming a dementia-friendly community - Daily Local News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
More than 5 million people in this country have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. This translates to 270,000 Pennsylvanians who are currently living with this incurable disease.
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