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Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy by AWeidman Posted Sat 27 Dec 2008 11:50am Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) is an evidence-based and effective form of treatment for children with complex trauma and disorders of attachment [1].   It is an evidence-based treatment, meaning that there has been empirical research published in peer-reviewed journals.   Craven & Lee (2006) determined that DDP is a supported and accept ... Read on »
Forest and Merz Announce FDA Approval of NAMENDA XR for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 10:27am By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Interesting news about Namenda. We will follow up on this as news develops. Forest Laboratories, Inc. (FRX) and Merz Pharmaceuticals announced today that NAMENDA XR(TM) (memantine hydrochloride) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of moderate to severe de ... Read on »
Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets by Teva Pharmaceuticals: Letter to Healthcare Professionals - Clogged by FDA Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 10:00am [Posted 04/15/2011] AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, Pharmacy, Home Care ISSUE: The FDA has received reports that Teva’s lansoprazole delayed-release orally disintegrating tablet has clogged and blocked oral syringes and feeding tubes, including both gastric and jejunostomy types, when the drug is administered as a suspensio ... Read on »
Hiring caregiver to relieve THE MAIN CAREGIVER by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Mar 2012 8:53am He has had a sharp decline the past 6 months and I am finding it more difficult to bring in new caregivers to sit with him as he has become angry that someone (bad) comes in the house and he tells them to get the h~~~l out of his house. Alzheimer's Reading Room Our reader Ginny is now in a situation where she is seeking ... Read on »
Tailored Activity Program (TAP) Minimizes Disruptive Behaviors In Dementia Patients Living at Home and Caregiver Burden by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 10:29am The study furthers previous findings that purposeful activity is a safe, healthy alternative to pharmacological approaches in minimizing disruptive behavioral occurrences associated with dementia, such as agitation and aggressiveness..... By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room This is interesting research that I intend to look int ... Read on »
As caregivers, we need to be on ... by Stan Cohen Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:03pm As caregivers, we need to be on the lookout for how medications are delivered.   Thanks to Diane Carbo of Aging Home Health Care,  the following suggestions make a few common  issues much easier to understand and cope with. Safe Medication Procedures: There are many challenges we face with aging and taking medications. These obstacles ca ... Read on »
ONLINE RESEARCH STUDY for: Patients with Multiple Sclerosis and Caregivers by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Dec 2010 12:00am A study is being conducted to investigate the symptoms of dysphagia, or swallowing disorders, in people with MS. ·        Dysphagia can impact a person’s health and quality of life. ·        Information about the perception of difficulty swallowing can help prevent problems caused by this disorder. ... Read on »
Tell us, Bob... will you be caregiving until the day you die? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 8:45pm Alzheimer's World is a kinder, gentler, more compassionate, loving, caring place. If you care to do so, you can carry what you learn in Alzheimer's World back with you into the real world. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Under the article, The Sweet Aroma of Alzheimer's Care , and in the comments secti ... Read on »
What Comes After CareGiving by Eva Z. Facebook Posted Sun 15 Jun 2014 10:57pm When the care giving role has finished, the individual usually experiences a loss of identity. Here are ten ways of transitioning successfully from being a caregiver to creating a new life “Now you can get on with your life” are the words of comfort we hear when our role as caregiver is over. The depression that we sink into, and others c ... Read on »
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