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The Grain Brain

  If you haven’t read The Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter, you are missing out on an interesting argument about the cause and effect relationship of the modern day human diet and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. A few interesting ...

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The Role of Rummaging in Middle Stage Alzheimer’s

Rummaging and hoarding are common behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  Although these actions may seem random and meaningless to the frustrated caregiver, rummaging actually serves a purpose in the middle stages of dementia. Rummaging behaviors usually begin in the early ...

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BCAT Working Memory Exercise Book

I have been using the Brief Cognitive Assessment Tool (BCAT) in my practice for about six months.  It is a great tool for assessing dementia and zeroing in on specific cognitive deficits.  I just got my hands on the new ...

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