The Stages of Alzheimers dementia


7 The Seventh and The Last Stage of Alzheimer’s dementia

The Last Stage of Alzheimer's If you've read the 7 Stages of Alzheimers, you realize there are obvious degrees of decline through this disease. Sometimes the decline is exhilarated by a hospital stay, a surgery, a particular medication, anything out of the ordinary. But the normal progression of this disease is to the last stage of Alzheimer's or,  Stage Seven. Then there is a total disconnect … [Read More...]

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Common Questions about dementia


Is This The Beginning of Alzheimer’s Disease or… What City is this anyway?

The Beginning of Alzheimer's Disease My mother was in her late 70's when her second husband passed away. The time and photo of her, with my son, was 10 years before her diagnosis. Her first marriage had not been a happy one but this second mating was perfect.  Mom enjoyed a full and happy life for 15 years with her second husband,  a kind and caring man. They traveled the East Coast, sights … [Read More...]

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A Loving Memoriam to “Dotty”

The Alzheimer’s Ready Room Bob DeMarco made it possible for all of us to know and love his mother, Dotty, at the Alzheimer’s Reading Room. Through their story we learned what worked and what didn’t when it came to Alzheimer’s and caring for those we love. Bob was a pioneer, traveling the path ahead of […]


Protecting our Grey matter from Alzheimer’s a fishy proposition?

Alzheimer’s disease causes shrinkage of grey matter in the brain. Resulting loss of grey matter begins the decline in cognitive abilities. So anything we can do to preserve our “grey matter” matters! A recent study by Dr Raji has found a direct connection between the consumption of fish, the brain structure, (retaining our grey matter) […]


How can Mom forget me, but remember the family dog from 70 years ago?

How can mom forget me, but remember the family dog from 70 years ago? The way Alzheimer’s forms in the brain, as tangles and plaque, determines how it progresses. Memories are formed in a particular order from the first memories after birth until death. When tangles and plaques begin forming in the brain, they follow […]

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