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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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Light Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

I am delighted by the potential of this study… a non-invasive, sensory-based, simple treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that might just knock the pharmaceutical industry on their bums. Published last week by MIT researcher Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, the outcomes are cautiously optimistic. The short ...

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