• Memory DVD
    The Benefits of a Memory DVD for All Stages of Dementia

    The benefits of a memory DVD was brought to my attention by Charlotte Bartlett. Charlotte’s husband is presently in the late stages of dementia. Here is her post: My husband is in a nursing home with dementia...

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  • person centered approach
    Dementia Rating Scale

    What is the Dementia Rating Scale? Dementia gets worse over time, so health professionals use a dementia rating scale to help determine the stages of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and the...

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  • dementia activity
    What is Person Centred Dementia Care?

    What is Person centred dementia care? This is an approach to care that  is important for anyone with dementia regardless of the form of the disease. Treating the person as an individual rather than using a generalized treatment...

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  • stages of dementia
    Stages of Dementia

    Although symptoms of cognitive impairment vary greatly among Alzheimer’s patients, stages of dementia generally follow a pattern that presents progressively worsening symptoms. Sometimes the progression is rapid and glaringly obvious, with affected individuals going from mild short...

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  • Home Safety for People With Alzheimer's Disease
    Home Safety for People With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Home safety for people with alzheimer’s disease or Dementia is often an afterthought.   When you hear the diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s the last thing a family member may not consider is the importance of making the...

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  • controlling relatives
    Death and Dementia: The End Stages of Dementia

    Death and dementia – The end stages of dementia A person in the end stage of Alzheimers disease will have to prepare for death and dementia. Dementia is a progressive disease caused by loss of nerve cells...

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  • About Alzheimer’s Disease Research

    Alzheimer’s Disease Research :The Science behind the Disease shows significant increase in the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.  This has led to Alzheimer’s disease research emerging at the forefront of cutting-edge exploration into the mysteries of...

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  • stages of dementia and symptoms
    Advanced Dementia–the Last Stages of Dementia

    Results from numerous Alzheimer’s research studies concerning common features of advanced dementia validate several findings that apply to 98 percent of patients experiencing symptoms occuring in the moderate to late stages of dementia. These findings consist of:...

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  • Clock Drawing Test Identifies Symptoms of Dementia

    Could it be possible that the clock drawing  test is a test for dementia? I mean, really? Having a person draw a picture of a clock, just a circle with numbers, then add an hour and minute hand...

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  • Dementia Caregiver Support : Techniques for Effective Communication

    Dementia Caregiver Support : Techniques for Effective Communication Dementia caregivers find communicating dementia patients to be challenging. Communication is an exchange of information in which we send and receive ideas, and express emotions. There are different levels...

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