The Stages of Alzheimers dementia

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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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Common Questions about dementia

The Sage Test – An Easy test to Monitor your Cognitive Abilities

 The Sage Test - An Easy test to Monitor Your Cognitive Abilities The biggest problem with Alzheimer's, (other than not having a cure) has always been that most folks aren't diagnosed until they are far into the middle stages. Many of the signs and symptoms can be attributed to normal aging and may be neglected until it becomes much worse. My mother was so far into the disease by the time she … [Read More...]

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Does Brain Stimulation Prevent memory loss?

 Does Brain Stimulation Prevent Memory Loss? by Dane Cross– Maria Mallaband Care Group, a UK based provider of EMI care homes Recent trials suggest that a small device, similar to a pacemaker, may be able to stimulate brain activity when implanted into the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. Though unlikely to cure the disease, the device […]

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Research Suggests Green Tea Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Green Tea to Prevent Alzheimer’s? Finally, something I really like is also good for me I was delighted to hear this news. Green Tea May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s! Since my Mom passed away with Alzheimer’s and this website was created, I try to stay aware of any news about Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Recently, I […]

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“Inside the Dementia Epidemic: A Daughter’s Memoir”

Martha Stettinius writes a page-turner as good as any novel I’ve ever read with “Inside the Dementia Epidemic — A daughter’s Memoir.” But wait–this isn’t a novel. This is a true story that just happens to be one of the best ‘Guides’ I’ve seen when it comes to caring for a loved one with Dementia.

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Care Tips

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“Still Alice” The Movie Review

I remember how excited I was to read "Still Alice" the book by Lisa Genova. Most Alzheimer's books are written by Wives or Husbands, Sons or Daughters or some other relative who was Caregiver for a … [Read More...]

How to spend time with Aging Parents

How to Spend Time with Aging Parents  Nearly 10 million US citizens are caregivers and spend time with their aging parents who have dementia. The job is grueling, and many of these caregivers have … [Read More...]

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