Category Archives: behavioral

Being a Healthy Caregiver

Being a Healthy Caregiver As a caregiver, you may find yourself with so many responsibilities that you neglect taking good care of yourself. But the best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically … Continue reading

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When Alzheimer’s Is Funny: A Brief Walk on the Light Side of Dementia

Posted: 06/04/2012 11:08 am share this story Alzheimer’s disease is a deadly serious topic, and deservedly so. But sometimes laughter is the best medicine. So I’m going to share some amusing stories about Edward Theodoru, who was my beloved, demented … Continue reading

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The longest Day / event Alzheimer’s Association

Learn More For you, this challenge is one day. For people with Alzheimer’s, it’s every day. Run, walk, bike or challenge yourself to some other endurance activity to honor those facing Alzheimer’s. Form a team and raise funds for Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Facing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s with Family, Humor & Love

Facing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s with Family, Humor & Love Caregiving, Featured Posts Add comments Oct 312011 November is National Family Caregiver Month, and I wanted to share some personal thoughts on the subject of caregivers.   I was a caregiver for … Continue reading

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USA TODAY : Report seeks ‘national priority’ status for Alzheimer’s

Report seeks ‘national priority’ status for Alzheimer’s By Janice Lloyd, USA TODAY Reprints & Permissions Tens of thousands of Americans are calling on the government to correct “dramatically underfunded research” for Alzheimer’s disease and to improve diagnostic tools and treatments, … Continue reading

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Tennessee’s Summitt Reveals Dementia Diagnosis by Alzheimer´s Association

Joe Imel/Associated Press Pat Summitt has eight national championships at Tennessee. By LYNN ZINSER Pat Summitt, the longtime women’s basketball coach at Tennessee who has won more games than any other major college coach, said she forgot things at crucial … Continue reading

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“You represent the front lines in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease.” – President Obama

by Alzheimer ´s Association Thanks to you and thousands of Alzheimer’s Association advocates, President Obama signed the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) into law on January 4, 2011. This new law requires the federal government to create a National Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Art , Music, Guidelines for pet visits and more . Alternative therapies by Alzheimer’s Association

Meaningful activities, such as those that involve music, art and pet visits, can help enrich the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Pets, for instance, have been shown to reduce depression and boost self-esteem. Art provides an outlet for expression. Music … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s: Early detection, risk factors are crucial By Elizabeth Landau, CNN July 25, 2011 7:34 a.m. EDT Scientists are looking for signs of Alzheimer’s in the brain even before symptoms begin. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Survey: Alzheimer’s disease is the second most … Continue reading

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Education and news from Alzheimer´s Association.

Introduction When you learn that you have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, you may hesitate to tell others. You may be coming to terms with the diagnosis yourself or fear that others may feel uncomfortable around you. It is true … Continue reading

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