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A compendium of reminiscence research and resources for caregivers to the frail elderly and their family members.
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Empowering the person living with dementia personally, with more than the diagnosis

Empowering the person living with dementia personally, with more than the diagnosis | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
The 2009 English dementia strategy, co-authored by Sube Banerjee, now Professor of dementia at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and Jenny Owen, then head of social care in Essex, went a long way to providing a road map for a strategy.
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The Mistakes We Make Communicating with Elders (and How to Fix Them)

The Mistakes We Make Communicating with Elders (and How to Fix Them) | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Effective communication requires you to tailor your message to your audience. When it comes to older adults, many of us tend to treat them like children, or invalids. Here are the most common mistakes we all make, and how you can avoid them.

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Choice Magazine's curator insight, July 1, 2014 6:15 AM

Over the last week, we've been looking a lot at how the media treats the over 50s and markets to them (or rather doesn't market to them!) But what about when it comes to communicating with each other? This article looks at common mistakes people make when communicating with elders. Have you experienced any of them? Maybe you're guilty of a few yourself when talking to elderly relatives! We want to hear your thoughts.

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WWII vet keeps his old ship alive in memory - Stars and Stripes

WWII vet keeps his old ship alive in memory - Stars and Stripes | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
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Most customers at Rosie's Cafe in Independence walked right past the World War II warship when they came in one morning this week.
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Loneliness in dementia is an important societal problem, but why is the proposed solution so exclusive?

Loneliness in dementia is an important societal problem, but why is the proposed solution so exclusive? | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
“The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody” Mother Theresa I cannot recommend highly enough this account of loneliness in the context of primary care by...
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Man Lets Elderly Woman Trapped in Elevator Sit on Him

Man Lets Elderly Woman Trapped in Elevator Sit on Him | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
(Photo: College Hunks Hauling Junk)College Hunks Hauling Junk is a moving company based in Tampa, Florida. While on the job, employee Cesar Larios found himself in a stuck elevator. This caused great concern to an elderly woman on that elevator.
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Dental problems in the elderly and their solutions | My Ageing Parent

Dental problems in the elderly and their solutions | My Ageing Parent | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
The Dental Problems of the elderly can be divided into four groups. Problems arise with their teeth, gums, dentures and their medical histories. Te (What are the main dental problems for older people?
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Samsung And Amazon Team Up For Custom Galaxy Kindle E-Book ...

Samsung And Amazon Team Up For Custom Galaxy Kindle E-Book ... | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Second, considering that tablets tend to be the device of choice for reading (for those who don't use e-readers, that is), this is also an important competitive move for Samsung to have a key e-book feature on its tablet devices.
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Changes in behaviour and how to deal with them

Changes in behaviour and how to deal with them | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Inappropriate behaviour, shouting or swearing, or sexualised behaviour in a relative with dementia
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6 Secrets You Can Learn From The Happiest People On Earth

6 Secrets You Can Learn From The Happiest People On Earth | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Looking at scientific research, what can we learn from the happiest people on Earth to make our own lives better? Here are the answers.
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Keeping minds active with Memory Cafes - WCSH-TV

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But for some people with dementia who don't need long term care, the challenge is keeping their brains stimulated as they struggle with memory loss and other problems.
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High school kids showed their appreciation to an elderly woman who waves to them from her window every morning.

High school kids showed their appreciation to an elderly woman who waves to them from her window every morning. | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Old school meets new wave.When Tinney Davis and her late husband moved into their home back in 2007, she was looking out her window and noticed a group of kids looking her way as they passed her house on their way to high school.
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Rosenblum: Film, forum will address struggles facing LGBT elderly - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Rosenblum: Film, forum will address struggles facing LGBT elderly Minneapolis Star Tribune But the LGBT community faces unique challenges, said Greg Voss, executive director of the Twin Cities Chapter of Little Brothers — Friends of the Elderly, a...
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Dementia and Alzheimers aids to help people in their daily lives | Find Signage

Dementia and Alzheimers aids to help people in their daily lives | Find Signage | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Find range of products designed to assist people living with a Dementia in their daily life (Our key fobs simplify finding the right key. Each is a personalised key ring to make it clear what the key is for.
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What is moderate aerobic exercise?: 13 easy, enjoyable activities for ...

What is moderate aerobic exercise?: 13 easy, enjoyable activities for ... | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Experts say we should get 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise per week for significant health benefits. Here's how to do it without even realizing it.
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Brazilian Teens Learn English By Video Chatting With Older Americans

Brazilian Teens Learn English By Video Chatting With Older Americans | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
A unique program in Brazil is partnering up teenagers with elderly Americans to help them learn English.
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Dementia Arts: Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care by Gary Glazner - seattlepi.com (blog)

Dementia Arts: Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care by Gary Glazner - seattlepi.com (blog) | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Dementia Arts: Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care by Gary Glazner seattlepi.com (blog) The mission of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project is: “to facilitate the creativity of people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.” The APP...
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Coming soon -- a device to restore lost memories in patients with Alzheimer's - TheHealthSite

Coming soon -- a device to restore lost memories in patients with Alzheimer's - TheHealthSite | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
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Intervention therapies like reminiscence therapy, simulated presence therapy and validation theory may improve the quality of a patient's life.
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New elderly service model booms in aging China - WantChinaTimes

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As China's population ages and the younger generation leave to find work in areas across the country, a number of elderly family members are being left behind.
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Les Morgan: Design for Nature in Dementia Care

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Design for Nature in Dementia Care by Garuth Chalfont is the best book I have seen on how contact with the natural world can help people affected by dementia. It offers ideas for activity planning, landscaping, and environmental design in...
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Dementia Village 'De Hogeweyk' in Weesp

Dementia Village 'De Hogeweyk' in Weesp | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Located close to Amsterdam, 'De Hogeweyk' is a village-style neighbourhood for elderly residents with dementia, offering maximum mobility and an opportunity to lead a normal and active daily life. The innovative care concept, which is based on the requirements of the residents, is attracting a lot of attention.
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Would selling ‘dementia friendship’ courses be like selling ‘Peckham Spring’?

Would selling ‘dementia friendship’ courses be like selling ‘Peckham Spring’? | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
At the outset, I would like to say that I am not aware of anyone selling courses on dementia friendship.
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Tax credits proposed for elderly parents' care - Newsday

Tax credits proposed for elderly parents' care - Newsday | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Tax credits proposed for elderly parents' care Newsday Children caring for elderly parents would get up to a $1,200 tax credit even if the seniors are living on their own or in an assisted living facility, according to a proposal released Monday by...
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Ohio GOP makes voting harder for elderly people, city dwellers, and military members | The Raw Story

Ohio GOP makes voting harder for elderly people, city dwellers, and military members | The Raw Story | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
Ohio GOP makes voting harder for elderly people, city dwellers, and military members http://t.co/rVyawa4voh <-Not #VoterID much worse #p2
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Tips for Good Communication Between a Caregiver and an Elderly Person with Dementia

Tips for Good Communication Between a Caregiver and an Elderly Person with Dementia | The Remember Web | Scoop.it
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