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5 Tips for Labeling Stuff

*** Labeling drawers and cabinets can help people with Alzheimer’s disease remember where items are located.  Successful implementation is dependent on several factors: 1.  Introduce labels in the early stage, while language is still useful and while habits can still ...

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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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Get Some Sleep!

Heed this, Caregivers, living your 36 hour day. *** Everybody knows that there just aren’t enough hours in the day, and sometimes sleep seems like a time consuming nuisance.  But research has shown there are lots of health ailments related ...

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My New Granny

*** I’ve often wondered if I could write a children’s book about Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a part of everyday life for many families.  But because Alzheimer’s is so poorly understood and managed, even by adults, many children are ill ...

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