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Dignity Restored

 *** She wrote a book of poetry, and I treasured my autographed copy like a cache of paper diamonds.  The poem about me is on page eleven, and there is an ink sketch of a little girl at the top ...

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The Myth of Alzheimer’s

This book has blown my eyes wide open. After 100 years of exploration into the causes and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, we are no closer to solving the riddle than Alois Alzheimer was in the early 1900s. Dr. Peter Whitehouse ...

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Sensory Processing Disorders in Adults

*** Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) can play a major role in how people interact with the environment throughout the lifespan.  From fussy baby, to anxious, middle-aged adult, to confused older adult- an individual with a sensory processing disorder may develop ...

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What Is CTE?

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is what used to be known as “punch drunk syndrome”, a term applied to boxers in the 1920s who had experienced repetitive head blows and demonstrated neuromuscular and cognitive problems. CTE can occur in a person ...

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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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