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Brochure Explains When It Is Forgetfulness And When It Is Something Else

The National Institute on Aging has an insightful brochure titled “Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help” that will help you determine whether or not forgetfulness is a sign of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It is a common part of … Continue reading

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Brochure Shares 4 Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention

The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation has a helpful brochure titled “The Four Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention”. This brochure will help you learn how to improve brain health and decrease your chances of getting Alzheimer’s. The brochure discusses the four … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Avoid When Caring for a Person with Dementia (Video)

In this video, Cindy Keith shares tips for interacting with a person who has Alzheimer’s disease. She shares a number of ideas that will help caregivers handle situations with creativity, compassion and a smile. She also reminds caregivers that the … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Eating Out with a Loved One Who has Dementia

People with dementia often react badly to situations with too many people or occasions that present them with too many choices. Dining out often involves large groups of people and many meal choices. It is possible to enjoy a meal … Continue reading

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Quick Overviw of Symptoms of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (Video)

This video covers different types of dementia and related symptoms. It also goes over the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, a specific dementia. The video also gives tips for a healthy brain and lifestyle to reduce the chances of getting dementia.

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Vascular Dementia: What is it and what are the signs (Video)

Vascular dementia is often considered to be the second most common type of dementia. The video below explains the symptoms and causes of vascular dementia. It also explores the connection between a healthy blood supply and dementia. TRANSCRIPT “Vascular dementia … Continue reading

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Brochure Covers Basic Information on Alzheimer’s Disease, Treatment Options and Getting Help

There is a brochure available from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides a basic introduction to Alzheimer’s disease. The title of the brochure is “Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease – What it is and what you can do”. In addition to giving … Continue reading

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Helpful Brochure on Planning Activities at Home for Person with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Association Brochure

The Alzheimer’s Association has a brochure available that will help caregivers of a person with dementia plan activities that can be done at home. The brochure is titled “Activities at Home – Planning the day for a person with dementia”. … Continue reading

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7 Activities to Keep Your Brain Active

Keeping the brain active is a way to retain cognitive ability and even delay the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Challenging your mind with puzzles, social situations and new places will help form more connections among brain cells. Learning new … Continue reading

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Tips for Dementia Dental Care – Creating A Good Enviroment

When tending to a person with dementia, there are a few things to keep in mind for dental appointments and related dental care tasks. Most of those with dementia are senior citizens, so age related concerns also play a part … Continue reading

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