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Hebbian Theory and A Side of Fries

*** Once upon a time, I read about Hebbian Theory and thought it made a lot of sense. Then I saw this explanation for Hebbian Theory… …and I thought it was hilarious. Hebbian Law is quite simple, almost laughable in ...

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Disorders of Diminished Motivation

Lack of motivation can be one of the most frustrating aspects of caregiving. How do you motivate somebody to do more, engage more, or initiate more in the presence of dementia?  Why is it that your father, who is physically ...

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Gesture Training

*** Gesture training is a valuable strategy used to compensate for decreased communication in dementia .  Gestures are nonverbal cues- body language- used to communicate something.  We use gestures all the time in our daily lives to emphasize spoken language. ...

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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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