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Friday, November 17

Off-The-Shelf Technologies That Assist People with Dementia

DEMENTIA-TECH VIDEO:

Home computers and other easy-to-get devices can make such a difference in the life of people with dementia. Watch this video for some down-to-earth practical examples.

Thursday, November 16

How to Persuade an Alzheimer's Driver

TEEPA SNOW CARE VIDEO:

Watch Teepa Snow demonstrate respectful, compassionate ways to help someone with Alzheimer's to stop wanting to drive.

Wednesday, November 15

Feeling Alone, Not Being Alone, Risks Dementia

VIDEO + ARTICLE:

After studying 2,000 people, learn why researchers were surprised to find that allowing ourselves to ‘feel lonely’, and NOT ‘being alone’, was associated with getting dementia. See how feeling connected keeps your brain cells connected, too.

Bill Gates: Why Dig Deep Into Alzheimer's

VIDEO + ARTICLE:

Bill Gates is writing a $100,000,000 check for Alzheimer's research. See him share his thoughts on what will it take to find a breakthrough.

Tuesday, November 14

How Your Doctors Diagnose Dementia

VIDEO:

Accurately diagnosing a patient's type of dementia can be helpful, even life-saving. Yet, in a world with over 100 types of dementia and no simple test, it's tricky. An initial dementia diagnosis is often wrong, or at least, not completely right. See the clues doctors look for and the tools that assist them. Learn how you can help achieve a spot-on diagnosis.

100 Ways to Live Well with Alzheimer's

SEMINAR VIDEO:

Watch Dr. Terry Barclay share his passion: To help patients and families thrive - not just survive - when living with Alzheimer's.

Monday, November 13

Lonely is a Man Without Love (by Dad with Dementia & Son)

SING-A-LONG VIDEO:

Ted McDermott may have Alzheimer's, but he never forgets a song. Millions are following him on YouTube. Enjoy this father/son duet, a delightful triumph of spirit over Alzheimer's! Sing-a-long if you like!

Quadrupling Donepezil (Aricept)

DEMENTIA DRUGS: Donepezil (Aricept) boosts memory & thinking in Alzheimer's. More donepezil means more boost - along with intensified side-effects. A key trial shows how donepezil can be safely boosted when combined with solifenacin. Find out more.

Sunday, November 12

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Alzheimer's, Or Is it the Other Way Around?

Breathing patterns during sleep Research has long connected sleep apnea and Alzheimer's. A key study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and Alzheimer's opens new "chicken and egg questions": Which comes first? Just who is causing what?

2 Ways Too Much Copper Accelerates Alzheimer's

Oysters, beef or lamb liver, Brazil nuts, blackstrap molasses, cocoa, and black pepper
VIDEO+ARTICLE:

Copper hits the brain with a double-punch. It inhibits clearance of, AND stimulates production of Alzheimer's plaque. See the strong evidence that copper is a key player in Alzheimer’s disease.

Good Friends Are Great Protection Against Dementia

PROTECTING YOUR MEMORY & COGNITION:

Maintaining positive, warm and trusting friendships might be the key to a slower decline in memory and cognitive functioning, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

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