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Noticing Barriers Below The Knee

Although there can be a number musculoskeletal and sensory factors that may cause an older person to trip or stumble, the presence of Alzheimer’s disease greatly increases the risk.  A loss of depth perception and an inattention to things below ...

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HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act

*** In two weeks, I will be attending the Alzheimer’s Association National Advocacy Forum in Washington DC.  I am so thrilled to be a part of the discussion.  Next week I will be meeting with my district representative to encourage ...

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Is It Just Me?

As a reminder, I am not a physician.  You should not substitute my opinion for your own judgment.  But I do love these questions.  They clearly demonstrate that these issues are complex problems with shifting dynamics and no easy answer. ...

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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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