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We’ve Got A Long Way To Go…

*** The other day, I was part of a training group of nearly 15 occupational therapists (and one speech therapist) who are passionate about working with people with dementia. We were being educated on an assessment tool that would help ...

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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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Opening a Contracted Hand

***  *** Can you give some suggestions for helping to unclench the hand that we can pass along to caregivers? It would be irresponsible of me to begin to answer this question without an all out disclaimer:  I am not ...

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