Category Archives: dementia

Super Foods for Alzheimer’s Prevention (Video)

This video from A Current Affair Australia discusses several “super foods” that may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Throughout Australia, 320,000 people battle dementia. By 2030 it is estimated that there will be half a million dementia patients and nearly 1 … Continue reading

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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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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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Brochure Helps Caregivers Determine When Someone with Alzheimer’s Should Stop Driving

The Alzheimer’s Association has a great brochure titled “Driving And The Individual With Alzheimer’s”. The brochure has tips that help caregivers determine when and how to take the keys from a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s. It is … Continue reading

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One Page Brochure Shares Benefits of Early Dementia Diagnosis

The Alzheimer Society of Canada has a brochure title “Benefits of an early diagnosis” that gives an overview of why it is helpful to diagnose dementia as soon as possible. Did you know dementia may share similar symptoms to other … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Prevent Wandering

Ten Tips to Prevent Wandering Wandering becomes a problem due to many conditions, including dementia. There are many reasons your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia may wander. Poor sleep, getting up at night to get a glass … Continue reading

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