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Alzheimer's Hallucinations, Delusions, and Paranoia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Aug 2012 2:35pm I can think about issues like this with the benefit of hindsight and a new perspective now. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Christie asked in the comments section of Empathy Leads to Compassion Then Joy for the Alzheimer's Caregiver , "Bob, would you be willing to share with us if in the time w ... Read on »
The Validation Breakthrough: Simple Techniques for Communicating with People with Alzheimer's Type Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:02am You might get the impression from the title that this book is only for professionals; this is not the case. The validation theory works and it is simple to apply. The case studies are invaluable and provide you with specific situations that you are sure to encounter. I am convinced everyone involved with elderly parents suffering from dementi ... Read on »
Mother's Day -- Is It Alzheimer's? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 07 May 2010 5:42am It is very difficult to recognize Alzheimer's and dementia. The typical personal care physician can't do it. Changes in memory and behavior are usual subtle in an early stage of dementia. A person suffering from dementia can still function while evidencing behaviors that are suspicious. Typically, family and friends conclude t ... Read on »
No Substitute for Alzheimer's Caregiver Love by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:21am There is no substitute for the love of Alzheimer's caregiver. If you doubted this in the past, stop doubting. The most common Alzheimer's caregiver relationship is between a child and parent (57 percent). It might surprise you to know that only 6 percent are between spouses. This can be explained by aging. A new research study found tha ... Read on »
The Validation Breakthrough: Techniques for Communicating with People with Alzheimer's and Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 08 Nov 2009 10:00pm If you live with or care for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia, you should consider reading this book. The Validation Breakthrough will help you understand why Alzheimer's sufferers say what they say and do what they do. This book helps you understand communication that is often difficult to accept and hard to interpret. You might ge ... Read on »
The Validation Breakthrough: Techniques for Communicating with People with Alzheimer's and Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 Nov 2009 10:00pm If you live with or care for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia, you should consider reading this book. The Validation Breakthrough will help you understand why Alzheimer's sufferers say what they say and do what they do. This book helps you understand communication that is often difficult to accept and hard to interpret. You might ge ... Read on »
The Validation Breakthrough: Simple Techniques for Communicating with People with Alzheimer's Type D by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:02pm Here ya go Sahara. Thank you for your very nice comments. clipped from alzheimersreadingroom.blogspot.com You might get the impression from the title that this book is only for professionals; this is not the case. The validation theory works and it is simple to apply. The case studies are invalua ... Read on »
How Do People With Alzheimer’s Really Feel? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Jun 2013 10:45am If any of us experienced memory or judgment problems, if any of us was afraid of something, if any of us had to give up most or all of his or her favorite activities, it would be perfectly normal to be depressed or anxious, to hide things, to wander away from a possibly threatening situation or to strike out at someone we think is trying to hurt ... Read on »
Who's worse off: people with Alzheimer’s or their caregivers? by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 08 Jan 2013 3:30am Here’s an interesting question posed by Alzheimer's advocate, writer, psychologist and caregiver supporter, Jennifer Gerhold, writing on her excellent blog,  Dementia Today . "Who is worse off: people with Alzheimer’s or their caregivers?" Here’s the answer she gives: “Though they look through the prism of the future from di ... Read on »
Paranoia, financial issues cause extra stress for spouse by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Mon 19 Sep 2011 12:00am Dear Carol: My husband, 66, has Parkinson's and moderate Alzheimer's. For the past few years he has accused me of stealing things that he later finds. Now, he’s accused me of damaging some of his personal items. He also has other symptoms of AD, including memory loss, not remembering what items are for, and not being able to remember ... Read on »