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Memory Aids for Seniors With Dementia

Memory Aids for Seniors With Dementia

Those who are newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia often become frustrated by forgetting the simple things in life — doctor’s appointments, people’s names, phone numbers, when to take medications, etc. There are a variety of memory aids that seniors with dementia can use to help alleviate some of this frustration, […]

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A Grandparent’s Dementia

A Grandparent’s Dementia

One of the most important relationships is the relationship between grandchildren and their grandparents. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia may take away the fullness of that relationship over the years. However, there are still ways to nurture the connection between grandparent and grandchild, keeping it meaningful and strong even in the case of a […]

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These 4 Things Do Not Cause Alzheimer’s

These 4 Things Do Not Cause Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s myths run rampant, particularly when it comes to risk factors for the disease. Though several different behaviors and foods have been linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease, other supposed risk factors remain unconfirmed by scientific research. 4 Things That Do Not Cause Alzheimer’s Read on to discover four things that — despite […]

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An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Without Memory Loss

An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Without Memory Loss

Memory loss is often the most common and noticeable symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. In some cases, family members may notice other signs that occur before memory loss becomes apparent. If your parent is not experiencing memory loss, that doesn’t mean you can disregard Alzheimer’s as a possibility. Read more about […]

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The One-Stop Guide to Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The One-Stop Guide to Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Author June Andrews, FRCN, is a professor and director of the Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Learn more about her book, “The One-Stop Guide to Dementia,” and her work supporting families, organizations and governments to improve services for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and their families. A Guide to […]

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