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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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Amyloid… Friend or Foe?

  There is a longstanding hypothesis in research that beta amyloid- a build up of abnormally folded proteins- is responsible for Alzheimer’s disease.  The theory is that a build up of amyloid blocks the flow of nutrients in and out ...

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The Importance of Routines

Are you a “sock-shoe-sock-shoe” or a “sock-sock-shoe-shoe”? We all have our own routines- our own patterns for completing tasks in our day.  Dementia alters the ability to learn new routines or recover from a deviation in a routine.  When early ...

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Brain Tour

  An education in Alzheimer’s disease usually begins in one place: The Alzheimer’s Association.  I’ve done a fair amount of educating to both individuals and groups about the Alzheimer’s disease process.  I have found one little gem to be the ...

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