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Dementia Is Not A “Memory Problem”

I recently gave a one hour presentation on dementia and never once used the word “Memory”. And it wasn’t intentional. It dawned on me after the fact… after I had discussed many of the challenges of dementia behaviors, and tips ...

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Are We Bubble Wrapping Our Seniors?

Too Safe For Our Own Good We’ve all heard this bubble wrapping analogy before in the context of overprotective parenting.  In an article in Psychology Today from 2013 titled, “A Nation of Wimps”, the author points out that today’s parents ...

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Older Driver “Red Flags”

Driving is freedom.  Pure freedom.  Many people dread the day when they are no longer able to drive- or when someone else tells them that they should no longer drive.  It is one of the most difficult conversations to have ...

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Stress and the 24 Hour News Program

Carl is a 73 year-old man with diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis.  He has upper body obesity and lower extremity neuropathy due to diabetes.  Up until a year ago, Carl was fairly active.  An ankle sprain was the catalyst to ...

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