August 23, 2016
Teepa Snow, Dementia-care Specialist, shares the key phrases most helpful in caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia.
"Sundowning" describes agitation and anxiety often felt towards the end of the day in dementia. See what it is and what you can do about it.
Today's state-of-the-art in diagnosing Alzheimer's is the F18 PET Scan. See how it changed one man's life. Learn how 87% of patients who received an F18 scan made at least one change in their treatment plan.
August 22, 2016
August 21, 2016
August 20, 2016
This carpool sing-a-long between a father with dementia and his son went viral. $50,000 in donations have already poured into the Alzheimer's Society. Enjoy their great music. Singalong if you can!
Associated Press Digital Products takes you on a journey inside the brain, exploring the latest scientific theories on the changes that contribute to Alzheimer's. See how healthy nerve cells are affected by Alzheimer's plaques and tangles, impeding healthy brain function.
August 19, 2016
August 18, 2016
Donepezil (brand-name: Aricept®) boosts memory and cognition in dementia. According to Consumer Reports, it helps some of the people some of the time. However, like with all medicine, there are side effects and costs. When is it best to start it? When is it best to stop it? Watch this informative video (and always ask your doctor).
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- How To Care for Sundowning
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- Picking Up the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer's
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