October 21, 2014

No Matter What I Do, It's Not Right

Feeling Frustrated
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Frustrated? Teepa Snow shows that when your loved one is impossible to deal with, it's not you, it's the dementia. Watch this 3-minute clip to help identify early Alzheimer's. Learn how to be a better caregiver.

October 20, 2014

Thought of the Week: Retaining Love

Grandson and grandchild by ducks on a river, with the saying, "The only way to retain love is to give it away."

Alzheimer's-In-A-Dish Speeds Up Research & Strengthens Amyloid Hypothesis

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One thing can be said about all Alzheimer's drug trials: they take way too much time & money. New 3-D culture systems hope to change that. Also, the 3-D culture systems have become a "Northern Star" for "The Amyloid Hypothesis". They are pointing scientists in the right direction to discover new Alzheimer's drugs. See how.

From Neuroradiologist To Artist: An Alzheimer's Journey

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"Hope" is the story of Dr. Bill Garfinkle. See how he reinvented himself from neuroradiologist to artist after his diagnosis of Alzheimer's.

Memory Box for Dementia

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How to create a Memory Box for a senior in an assisted living home or facility, especially for those who might have Alzheimer's, dementia, or other memory impairments.

Skin Cells Offer a Lead to New Alzheimer's Treatments

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Neuroscientists are reprogramming skin cells in order to discover newer, better treatments for Alzheimer’s.

Glenn Campbell's Family Walking for Alzheimer's

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The singer's family hopes spreading the word will help find a cure. See what they have to say.

For The Care Coach

BOOK OF THE WEEK:

Do you feel you've earned the warmhearted title of "Care-Coach" or even "Care-Partner"? If so, then "Matters of the Mind and the Heart" is for you. Learn to see the person rather than their disease, to speak with your parent rather than a patient, to work closely together with those you love.

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October 19, 2014

Son, What is That?

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This short film will move you in a wonderful way: a father with dementia, a son & the power of love to overcome.

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