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Dementia: Helping Children And Teens Adjust (Video)

This video from Alzheimer Society of British Columbia has some great tips for talking to teens and children about dementia and the effects it may have on the adults around them. Something parents may not consider is how aware teens … Continue reading

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10 Facts About Dementia Worldwide

Dementia is a worldwide epidemic. We mostly talk about dementia in relation to the U.S., but it is indeed a global concern. The World Health Organization (WHO) has compiled a number of statistics and facts related to dementia’s effect on … Continue reading

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Resources and Information about LBD: The Lewey Body Dementia Association, Inc.

The Lewey Body Dementia Association, Inc. is an organization focusing on support and resources for those with Lewy Bodey Demantia (LBD), their families and caretakers. Lewy body dementia is a degenerative dementia that has similar characteristics to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Overview of Dementia in 101 Seconds (Video)

The video titled “Dementia 101 in 101 Seconds” by Alzheimer’s Weekly gives a quick overview of dementia and causes of the disease. Alzheimer’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia and traumatic brain injury are just a few conditions mentioned that … Continue reading

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4 Stories of Living With Dementia (Video)

This video from the Social Care Institute for Excellence shares the stories of four people with dementia. The individuals were interviewed over time as their dementia symptoms progressed. Barry has had dementia for fifteen years and still has much of … Continue reading

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Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease; memories, perception and vital organ functions are all impaired. Alzheimer’s seems to show up all at once in many cases, but the damage has … Continue reading

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November 2014 – Alzheimer’s Awarness Month and Caregivers Month

Mark your calendars! National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month will be here soon. November is the month set aside for national awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and to show special appreciation for family and caretakers of those with … Continue reading

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Brochure Resource – How to Create a Forget Me Not Booklet with Person Who Has Dementia

As dementia progresses, a person has more and more difficulty remembering  events from the past. Ability to recall recent events and communicate also diminishes over time. The Alzheimer Society of Canada has a brochure titled “All About Me Booklet” for … Continue reading

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3 Ways Caregivers Can Care for Themselves (Video)

Caregivers often get so caught up in caring for others that they do not take care of themselves as they should. Below are three tips caregivers should implement to improve their health. Three great tips for better caregiver health include: … Continue reading

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Wish-TV and Guests Share Alzheimer’s Information and Tips (Video)

Wish-TV shares a video about Alzheimer’s, helping loved ones with Alzheimer’s and resources available to caregivers. It also has some good tips on dealing with personality changes in loved ones and ways to ask about pain level or other needs.

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