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Fire!

*** A common scenario… Sylvia lived with her husband, John, in a two story colonial home.  Their children hired an aide to assist the husband with his self care needs, as he was nearly dependent from multiple strokes.  Sylvia was ...

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Shadowbox Books for the Memory Impaired

Recently, I had the pleasure of perusing a book that was sent to me by Shadowbox Press.  Here is my non-biased, uncompensated review of the interactive book, Fun and Games, based on an experience with one of my patients. *** *** I ...

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Disorders of Diminished Motivation

Lack of motivation can be one of the most frustrating aspects of caregiving. How do you motivate somebody to do more, engage more, or initiate more in the presence of dementia?  Why is it that your father, who is physically ...

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