Jun 30, 2012

Saturday Alzheimer's Review 101

A review of articles previously presented on the Alzheimer's Reading Room.

Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Caregiver Just Let Them Do it

Several months after my great Alzheimer's caregiver idea, I received one of the biggest shocks of my Alzheimer's caregiver life. A shock that sent me into a tailspin like I had never experienced previously in my life -- it sent me to the edge of total despair.
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Finding Reason in Delusion and Dementia

Dementia sufferers are often prescribed psychotropic drugs to mitigate symptoms such as delusions. This tactic can cause more harm than good.

Learning How to Communicate with Someone Suffering From Alzheimer's Disease

As I thought about this I came to a simple conclusion. Instead of trying to change Alzheimer's World, instead of trying to fight Alzheimer's World, not only would I accept Alzheimer's World as a reality, I would go into Alzheimer's World and learn how to communicate effectively...
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Those People

We were working in a memory support center one day when we noticed two women crying at a table. We went over to them to ask if there was something we could to do to help. One woman exclaimed...
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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room