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Imagine a World with Thousands of Homeless Alzheimer’s Patients

You might think this is far fetched or that it can’t happen. Think again…

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Posted by on June 3, 2011 in alzheimer's

 

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Quality of Care For Alzheimer’s Patients, Senate Committee on Aging Forum (Video)

This is an interesting video. A lot going on right now.

The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a forum on the current quality of care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and the impact on patients’ families.
Go here if you don’t see the video.

Read more at www.alzheimersreadingroom.com

 

 
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Posted by on December 9, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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What Color is Your Plate?

Forty percent of Alzheimer’s patients don’t eat enough…this solution could be helpful to you…..
I hadn’t realized, until I read an article in today’s BU magazine online, that a very big problem with Alzheimer’s patients in Alzheimer’s facilities is that they do not eat ENOUGH food. Today’s article is very interesting in finding some reasons for the insufficient food intake.
Original content Max Wallack, the Alzheimer’s Reading RoomRead more at www.alzheimersreadingroom.com
 

 
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Posted by on August 10, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

In a nutshell, dementia is a symptom, and AD is the cause of the symptom. When someone is told they have dementia, it means that they have significant memory problems as well as other cognitive difficulties, and that these problems are severe enough to get in the way of daily living…..

Too often, patients and their family members are told by their doctors that the patient has been diagnosed with “a little bit of dementia.” They leave the doctor’s visit with a feeling of relief that at least they don’t have Alzheimer’s disease (AD). There is great confusion about the difference between “dementia” and “AD.” The confusion is felt on the part of patients, family members, the media, and even healthcare providers. This article provides information to reduce the confusion by defining and describing these two common and often poorly understood terms.

See more at www.alzheimersreadingroom.com

 

 
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Posted by on July 31, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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