Dec 17, 2017

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Dec 14, 2017

How to Adapt the Caregiver Brain to Alzheimer's and Dementia

If you open your mind, relax, and ask all the right questions you might be surprised to learn that the situation you find yourself in is very different than you are currently imagining.


Rather than trying to bring the person living with dementia back to reality, why not try to enter their reality.

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

In order to deal with Alzheimer's each and everyone of us who cares needs to adapt.


In our case, and for the most part, we are adapting to a previously unknown - Alzheimer's disease.


Dec 12, 2017

A Spiritual Cultural Evolution Dementia in the 21st Century

Imagine a world in which caring for the deeply forgetful is deemed a privilege and a trust.


Imagine a world in which caring for the deeply forgetful is deemed a privilege and a trust.

By Stephen Post
Alzheimer's Reading Room

I do believe that we will see a spiritual-cultural shift away from the ideology of “hyper-cognitive values” that has regrettably blinded us to the enduring selves underlying the deeply forgetful.

How can we encounter the deeply forgetful outside of hyper-cognitive ideologies?




Can Playing Super Mario 64 Increase Grey Matter in the Brain, and Help Delay the Onset of Alzheimer's?

Can playing Super Mario 64 for 30 minutes a day, five days a week help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease?


Playing 3 D video games seems to increase gray matter volume in the hippocampus and cerebellum.
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

This new research study is important, and I believe Alzheimer's caregivers should take a good look at the findings.

Playing 3 D video games seems to increase gray matter volume in the hippocampus and cerebellum. The kew word here is the hippocampus.

New information enters the brain through the entorhinal cortex, and then is relayed to the hippocampus for short term memory storage. The hippocampus is the part of the brain that sends new memories to the different part of the brain for storage (think spatial and episodic memory). This is how we remember things.