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Medication Management in The Early Stage

Part of my daily grind includes reviewing medicationmanagement systems in peoples’ homes.  Considering the multiple prescription meds and the gradual accumulation of an excess of over-the-counter medications, it is no wonder that taking medications correctly can be such a challenge ...

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5 Tips for Managing Hypersexuality in Dementia

Hypersexuality in dementia (both the Alzheimer’s and frontotemporal types) is a common and difficult issue. Here are five strategies for managing sexually inappropriate behavior: 1.  Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) As much as people complain about how antidepressants cause a ...

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Soldiers and Linebackers: Heroes with CTE

*** Lately I’ve been talking to a few impressive, inspirational men- specifically wounded military vets and former football players.  Of course, the context of their heroism cannot be measured apples to apples, but the lives they are leading today, now ...

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