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Monthly Archives: January 2015

How to celebrate the holidays with someone with Alzheimer’s

We asked our audience, full of caregivers, friends and family of people with dementia, specifically Alzheimer’s, for tips on how they get through the…
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You Are Not Alone: A Caregiver’s Struggle with Depression and Frustration

This is a post by Pamela Macknet, Philadelphia, PA. My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 7 years before he passed away almost a…
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5 Simple Things A Caregiver Can Do to Keep Their Loved One Occupied

It’s no surprise that being a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease requires a lot of time and patience. How do you keep someone…
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clevermind App Launches To Ease Challenges of Day-To-Day Caring for Alzheimer’s Disease

On August 19, Clevermind, LLC launched their brand new app called clevermind ™, designed to help manage the daily challenges associated with Alzheimer’s disease and…
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When Alzheimer’s Affects a Friendship

This is a guest post from Jeannie Thomas from The Inspired Caregiver. It is never easy news to hear. I have known Susan and…
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Music = Comfort for Patients, Relief for Caregivers

My life has always been about music. From my earliest days, I’d hear the first notes of a song on the radio and would…
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Alzheimer’s and Nutrition (Part 1)

Does a person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia need a special diet? Even though people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia do not need a…
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My Husband and His Journey with “Al Heimer”

This is a guest post from Florence Ann Burnett. My husband, Bob, was a sweet, loving man until “Al Heimer” came to visit us….
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Neuroplasticity: How You Can Change Your Brain

The human brain has the ability to change even in adulthood. The change can mean something as small as creating a new connection between…
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How (and When) to Tell Your Children about Grandma or Grandpa’s Alzheimer’s Disease

Explaining to your little one that grandma or grandpa has Alzheimer’s can be a very difficult matter. For one thing, it is an extremely…
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Day Centers for Alzheimer’s Patients

This is a guest post from Rich Kenny. Rich Kenny is a Talent Acquisition professional during the day and he helps his Dad with…
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How Humor Can Help Dementia Patients

Humor and laughter are associated with having good health, including the health of the mind. In fact, it has been found that the positive…
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