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Kill the Devil Doll

*** Here is a story that offers a different perspective, brought to my attention by a family who is struggling with a loved one’s dementia.  I know you all can identify with the challenges of dealing with dementia’s disruptive behaviors, and how ...

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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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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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