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After the Neurologist: What Comes Next?

  At last, you’ve seen the neurologist.  You’ve finally taken that big step to get some answers.  The long awaited diagnosis has come, or at least other diagnoses have been ruled out.  You leave the neurologist’s office with a prescription ...

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Will I Inherit Dementia?

“My mother had dementia, so I will too.” I hear this common misconception all the time, so allow me to clarify a few things.  Dementia is not a disease or trait.  It is not a genetic certainty like eye color ...

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T2 Protect AD Study

There is a new study for Alzheimer’s treatment opening across the county, and it’s exciting for many reasons. The T2 Protect AD Study (Troriluzole Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease) is unique because it focuses on people already affected by the disease- ...

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Ambiguous Loss

I wish I had known about these books sooner.  I wish I had known the term “ambiguous loss” years ago as it so aptly describes the messy, mysterious, and gradual losses associated with dementia. Ambiguity is a great word.  It ...

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Capgras Syndrome

*** “You’re not my husband.” “Huh?  Yes I am.” “No, you may look like my husband, but you’re not him.” “What are you talking about?  Of course I’m your husband.  See?  It’s me?” “Nope.  You’re not him.  Now get out ...

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