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Behavior-Based Ergonomics Therapies- A Good Thing

  When I developed the Head, Hands, Heart Dementia Assessment System ten years ago, I had no idea that I was really developing a behavior-based ergonomic tool.  I thought I was using my occupational therapy background to flush out function amidst cognitive ...

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Pesticides and Alzheimer’s

It seems the adverse effects of DDT, and its cousin and byproduct DDE, may extend beyond birth defects and cancer.  According to a new study in JAMA Neurology,  people with the APOE gene may be more susceptible to the effects ...

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Video Prompting Strategies

A recent article in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias* found video prompting may be considered a valuable tool to support persons with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease during daily activities.  In 2 different studies, one comparing ...

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