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    Baby Boomer Generation Fears Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss

    The Causes of Memory Loss The words dementia, Alzheimer’s and memory loss instills fear of aging in the retiring baby boomer generation. Scientific research now shown that the causes of memory loss can be prevented or delayed....

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    Home Safety Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

    Home safety Tips  for Alzheimer’s Patients or those suffering from other dementias. Home safety and Alzheimers disease is being dealt with by many families today. Caring for the aging adult with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

    Dealing with grief during the holidays… Fa la la! Happy Holidays! Deck the halls, stuff the turkey, bake the pies. Set the table, decorate every corner of the house. Smile!   The holiday season is upon us...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Tips for Sparking Memories with Photos

    Tips for Sparking Memories…. One tip that I’ve seen several times for helping family members with Alzheimer’s or some other type of memory impairment is to put a lot of photos around. Put out photo albums or...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Anger Management As a Loved One Declines

      Anger management is a topic i thought I would share with you today. Visiting my in-laws this evening, I’m noticing that FIL’s dementia is on another downward spiral.  He has become extremely passive for the most...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Age Related Hearing Loss and the Link to Dementia

    Age-related hearing loss (or presbyacusis) highlights a causal link between one’s age and the rate of hair cell degradation in the cochlea of the inner ear. Recent research has also linked cognitive decline and unmanaged hearing loss,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Diagnosed With Dementia Now What ?

    I often hear, “I have been diagnosed with dementia now what ?”  This is a common issue with many individuals and their family members when they receive the devastating news. You or your family member may feel...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    The Benefits of a Memory Box for Alzheimer’s Sufferers

    The Benefits of a Memory Box for Alzheimer’s Sufferers                                    Contributed by Jeff Anderson It will come as no great shock...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • When Dealing with Dementia,Honesty Isn’t Always the Best Policy

    When Dealing with Dementia,Honesty Isn’t Always the Best Policy I take a certain amount of pride in being one of the most honest people I know. It’s not easy to be consistently open and upfront, especially in...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Sundowners Syndrome and Tips on How to Handle It

    Sundowner’s syndrome is a condition that affects individuals with dementia or the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.  As the day progresses and the sun begin to go down, symptoms of increased confusion, agitation and restlessness occur.  Some...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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