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Video Prompting Strategies

A recent article in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias* found video prompting may be considered a valuable tool to support persons with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease during daily activities.  In 2 different studies, one comparing ...

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Show

I had the pleasure of participating on an excellent online radio program hosted by founder Lori La Bey at Alzheimer’s Speaks. Alzheimer’s Speaks believes it is time to become dementia friendly. We believe hope not fear, is our common bond. The ...

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Christmas in April

Christmas in April (A fictional tale inspired by a true story)       Arguably, it was the worst day of my life.  And although I may have survived it once, I am certain I never could again.  I know ...

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The Comfort of Family Photos

Many of us have tried to comfort or bond with someone with memory impairment by showing them photographs of their children and grandchildren. We inadvertently ask challenging questions like names and relationships… details that can be difficult to recall for someone who ...

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Dr. Sandy Halperin

Several months ago I was introduced on LinkedIn to a man named Sandy Halperin, a Florida dentist with young onset Alzheimer’s disease.  I was  am so impressed by his candor and openness when discussing his disease, (and the fact that ...

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