Caregivers Must Lend Their Brain to a Person Living with Dementia

Alzheimer's robs the memory of a person living with dementia. For this reason alone - we must lend them our brain.

Alzheimer's robs the memory of a person living with dementia.

You have probably heard the saying - two heads are better than one. Nothing could be more true when caring for someone living with dementia.

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Rates of Alzheimer's Dementia Declining, Those Living with Dementia Still Rising

The chances of suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia are declining according to a new study based on the database of patients from the Framingham Heart Study.

On the other hand, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people living with dementia is expected to rise sharply in the future.

WHO estimates that 47.5 million are currently living with dementia, and the total number of people living with dementia is projected to reach 135.5 million by 2050.


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Bob DeMarco - Step Into Alzheimer's World

Step Into Alzheimer's World
Before I interacted with my mother, I'd take a step to the left — literally take a step, as if I were walking into a new place called Alzheimer's World.

I did this to re-train my own brain to remember I had to enter my mother's world.

I was interviewed by Paula Spencer Scott for a chapter in her book, Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers.

I hope you will take the time to read the excerpt below; and, the book.

This is a very good portrayal of my operant philosophy.

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Can eating fish reduce Alzheimer's Risk? What about Mercury?

Researchers also found that seafood consumption was associated with less Alzheimer’s disease

Multiple scientific studies have found that eating seafood helps protect against dementia.

Mercury from seafood is not associated with greater harm to brain.

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