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Wednesday, October 18

Alzheimer's & The Power of Music

Neurologist and author Dr. Oliver Sacks VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT:

Music's effect on the brain fascinated neurologist Oliver Sacks, MD. His research led him to helping people with Alzheimer's. Watch this best-selling author share how dementia, without exception, responds to music.

Alzheimer's - Why Doctors Won't Tell

DIAGNOSIS VIDEO + ARTICLE:

Every 67 seconds, an American develops Alzheimer's. Half the time, doctors don't tell. Why would doctors do that? In a key study, the Alzheimer's Association offers a few reasons.

Tuesday, October 17

Don't Tell Me to "Calm Down"!

CARE VIDEO:

Teepa Snow shows caregivers and family members how to say the right thing - and how to avoid saying the wrong thing - to people with dementia. Get great insights from this happy-sad-entertaining video filled with brilliant tips.

How Dorseters Live Well with Dementia

VIDEO:

See people with dementia share their insights into living well with dementia. This positive video challenges the stigmas of dementia, promoting inclusion in society and community support.

What is MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment)?

DIAGNOSIS VIDEO:

Worried about memory? Many people notice serious memory and thinking slips, though the problems don't get in the way of day-to-day life. Is it pre-dementia? To understand what's going on, see Emory University explain what doctors call "MCI".

Monday, October 16

Iron is Aging Our Elders

IRON accumulation within neurons can cause brain aging and dementia. A fast-aging African fish has helped researchers discover why. Find out how it works and what you should do about it.

Sunday, October 15

Alzheimer's Reconnects Through Art, Music, Film & Poetry

Book Cover of "I'm Still Here"BOOK OF THE WEEK - VIDEO:

I'm Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer's Care, discusses Dr. John Zeisel's highly effective non-drug treatments for Alzheimer's. The therapy starts with "The Arts" and expands into a spectrum of activities. See how it help patients, caregivers & families break through the barriers of Alzheimer's.

4 Simple Ways to Fight Dementia

QUICK VIDEO:

Numerous studies show you CAN reduce risk of Alzheimer's. Learn 4 ways to improve your brain and maintain long-term health.

If You're Worried You Have Alzheimer's, You Probably Don't

FORGOT where you put those keys again? Worried about it? The good news is, though you may have a problem, it's probably not Alzheimer's. A real warning sign of Alzheimer's is "anosognosia". That's when you forget and are not aware of it, while other people are. Learn more about what causes memory problems and how to better understand what you see.

The 36-Hour Day

Book cover of "The 36-Hour Day"
BOOK OF THE WEEK:

"Continues to be the 'bible' of recommendation for any caregiver whose family member suffers from a dementia such as Alzheimer's." -- Bookwatch

Learn more about "The 36-Hour Day".

How Much Coconut Oil Helps Alzheimer's?

Coconut and 2 bottles of coconut oil
DIET VIDEO + INFO:

MCT oil generates ketones, which can help dementia. Coconut oil is rich in MCT oil. What are healthier food sources? How much is a good daily amount to get the maximum benefit?

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