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Boredom Breeds…

I know that we do not live in a perfect world, nor do our friends with Alzheimer’s disease receive perfect care.  But one of my biggest soapbox subjects relates to the basic human needs to be productive, valued, and useful- ...

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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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Grab Bars… Yes You Need Them

The bathroom is the one room in the house where most falls occur.  Regardless of the stage of dementia, strategic placement of grab bars can significantly reduce the risk of falls for all people. People with compromised balance, cognition, vision, ...

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Contracture Management

*** Dear DQ, I cannot tell you what a relief it was to find your website. My mother has had Alzheimer’s for years, and no one has presented the practical information in any way HALF as cogently and helpfully as ...

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