Alzheimers Information
611 views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
onto Alzheimers Information
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

How to Explain to Someone with Alzheimer's Disease that it is Time to Stop Driving

How to Explain to Someone with Alzheimer's Disease that it is Time to Stop Driving | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
How do families convince someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease that they need to stop driving?
Bob DeMarco's insight:

How do families convince someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease that they need to stop driving?


Original content the Alzheimer's Reading Room


http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

Toy Improves Mood and Behavior in Alzheimer's Patient

Toy Improves Mood and Behavior in Alzheimer's Patient | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Can a simple toy improve the behavior, mood, and level of awareness in a person living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia?
Bob DeMarco's insight:
Can a simple toy improve the behavior, mood, and level of awareness in a person living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia?

 

Learn more here - http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/10/toy-improves-behavior-mood-alzheimers-patient.html

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

A Tale of 5 Chairs

A Tale of 5 Chairs | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
"It’s never going to work. They are just going to keep moving the chairs back where they want them," a Resident Assistant argued.
I had gone to another dementia care community to help them build Life...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

Alzheimer's "Buddies" Share their Experience

Alzheimer's "Buddies" Share their Experience | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
The Buddy Program matches first year medical students with patients diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

Patricia Hodge reveals her husband is in a home for his dementia

Patricia Hodge reveals her husband is in a home for his dementia | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Peter Owen, pictured with his wife, who was a successful music publisher, was diagnosed with the illness two years ago but his condition quickly deteriorated.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

'Still Alice' highlights often hidden toll of Alzheimer's

'Still Alice' highlights often hidden toll of Alzheimer's | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Her performance as a vibrant woman fading into the darkness of Alzheimer's is doing more than earning awards for actress Julianne Moore.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

An Alzheimer's Communication Tip - No More Blah Blah Blah | Alzheimer's Reading Room

An Alzheimer's Communication Tip - No More Blah Blah Blah | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
In Alzheimer's World if you use too many words, all you are really saying is Blah, Blah, Blah
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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 ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

‘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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

5 Qualities of Caregiving Excellence

5 Qualities of Caregiving Excellence | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Relationships can be tested to the limit when there is a caregiver and care recipient within a family relationship
Bob DeMarco's insight:

http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2010/01/5-qualities-of-caregiving-excellence.html

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

Beauty At Any Age.

Beauty At Any Age. | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
"C’mon, pretty lady!" Ella motioned to Mildred. “Let’s go to lunch.”
"That’s not me, I’m not a pretty lady," Mildred shook her head, refusing to accept the compliment.
My residents constantly blow me...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

The 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving

The 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
How guilt, resentment, and other powerful feelings can raise your stress and sap your energy -- and what you can do to avoid the damage. Find out strategies and tips in-home care providers and home health agencies use to avoid burnout.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

Music therapist delivers sessions in dementia care homes

Music therapist delivers sessions in dementia care homes | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
A TRAINED music therapist has begun working in dementia care homes across Salisbury delivering creative music therapy sessions for residents.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

4 Ways Memory Care Design Is Missing the Mark - Senior Housing News

4 Ways Memory Care Design Is Missing the Mark - Senior Housing News | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Memory care construction has surged in recent years, bringing to the market both new products as well as repositioned communities that are expanding to meet the growing need for memory support services. However, despite the innovative approaches that have arisen, industry veterans say most modern Read More »
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

The Best Alzheimer's Blogs of the Year

The Best Alzheimer's Blogs of the Year | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
Read the best Alzheimer's blogs from people who are dealing with the condition every day. Find the information and inspiration this difficult journey demands.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

Alzheimer's Front Row: How do i solve my UTI problem

Alzheimer's Front Row: How do i solve my UTI problem | Alzheimers Information | Scoop.it
How do I solve my problem with urinary tract infections and bladder infections.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bob DeMarco
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.