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Bed Alarm- A Creative Solution

One of my colleagues ran into this little nugget of ingenuity and I just had to share. “Lilly” kept getting out of bed.  It was hard for Lilly’s family to keep a constant eye on her, and she frequently got ...

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The Big Black Hole

The Big Black Hole Because folks with advancing dementia sometimes have problems with visual/perceptual skills, threshold changes and changes in flooring patterns can be difficult to navigate.  This problem can sometimes work to the caregiver’s advantage if the person with ...

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Hebbian Theory and A Side of Fries

*** Once upon a time, I read about Hebbian Theory and thought it made a lot of sense. Then I saw this explanation for Hebbian Theory… …and I thought it was hilarious. Hebbian Law is quite simple, almost laughable in ...

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The Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum

Last week I had the incredible opportunity to tag along with some friends from my local Alzheimer’s Association chapter and storm Capitol Hill with almost 1000 purple warriors.  The experience afforded me a perspective I had never witnessed- the sense ...

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