June 24, 2016
June 23, 2016
"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".
In "Sundowning", people with dementia get agitated and restless towards the end of the day. "Dusk 'Til Dawn" has been fighting sundowning with special techniques for 12 years. See it in action.
June 22, 2016
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.
June 21, 2016
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".
Problems with memory or thinking? Check out this simple, written exam from Ohio State University Medical Center. Find out what made this outstanding test go viral.
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