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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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The Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum

Last week I had the incredible opportunity to tag along with some friends from my local Alzheimer’s Association chapter and storm Capitol Hill with almost 1000 purple warriors.  The experience afforded me a perspective I had never witnessed- the sense ...

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5 Tips for Dealing with the Holidays and Dementia

Contrary to our well-intentioned beliefs, holiday celebrations are not always enjoyable for our friends with Alzheimer’s disease.  We might assume that seeing family and friends, enjoying a nice meal, or dressing up for a special occasion would be a welcomed ...

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