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Friday, September 20

Thursday, September 19

Harvard's Dr. Tanzi on Diet & Alzheimer's Risk

DIET VIDEO + ARTICLE:

Harvard's Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, world-renowned Alzheimer's researcher, explores lowering risk. Topics include turmeric, vegetarianism, coconut oil and what he applies to his own daily life.

Teepa Snow's First-Ever Positive-Approach-to-Care Conference

DEMENTIA EVENTS - VIDEO:

Join Teepa Snow and her team for their first-ever Positive Approach to Care Conference.

Wednesday, September 18

Testing for Alzheimer's by Checking Your Pupils

NEWS: HOW QUICKLY your pupil dilates during cognitive tests can offer a low-cost, low-invasive screen for Alzheimer's -- even before the earliest signs. Learn how it works and why it can make a big difference.

Tuesday, September 17

Chit Chat Vs. Conversation in Dementia

30 MINUTE TEEPA CARE TIP VIDEO:

Teepa shows how to make the most from the ability to communicate with dementia. Focus on what people with dementia have and live better with dementia.

10 Signs & Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia

DIAGNOSIS:

Learn to spot Lewy body dementia (LBD). LBD is the most common type of dementia after Alzheimer's. Find out the symptoms that make LBD different.

Dementia Drugs Slow Heart Rate, Provoke Fainting

A box of Aricept MEMORY DRUGS for Alzheimer's can slow heart rates and even trigger fainting. The risk is not always clear to patients. Learn how-and-when to consider side-effects, pacemakers, and injuries from falling.

Monday, September 16

How Sleep Clears Alzheimer's

Beta-amyloid (also known as "plaque") is the main suspect behind Alzheimer's. Sleep can clear it TWICE as quickly as wakefulness, in the lab. Find out how sleep doubles the clearance of this dangerous Alzheimer's molecule.

A Message That Rises Above Alzheimer's

POWERFUL & INSPIRED VIDEO + LETTER:

"The granddaughter of a conqueror" confronts Alzheimer's with clear passion, letting it know how boldly a loving family can rise above its challenge.

The Reel Truth: Senior's Home Abuse Caught on Camera

PREVENTING ELDER ABUSE VIDEO:

How trustworthy are care facilities? While care professionals tend to be outstanding, self-sacrificing, hard-working and compassionate, even one careless moment can quickly snowball into elder abuse. Watch this true story.

Sunday, September 15

Handling Hallucinations & Visual Confusion in Dementia

VIDEO:

Dementia can make it difficult to recognize familiar faces, or even trigger hallucinations. Lewy body dementia is particularly susceptible to such visual problems. Watch Stanford's Dr. Kirshner answer a few questions on the topic.

Friday, September 13