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“The Essential Guide to Avoiding Dementia” :Book Review by Mom-n-Me Posted Thu 16 May 2013 1:56pm 05/16/2013 by ~ Sandy Leave a Comment Mary Jordan, whose publications include books on Caring, End of Life and  GP Practice Management, in addition to articles in nursing and social care journals and magazines, answers a multitude of questions about dementia in this new book. “The Essential Guide to Avoiding Dem ... Read on »
Yes! There is an Alcohol Dementia by Mom-n-Me Posted Sat 19 Feb 2011 10:40pm Most of us know there are several diseases that can cause Dementia, including; Alzheimer’s, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Front temporal Dementia and Parkinson’s.  What comes as a surprise to many is that heavy drinking for an extended period can also result in dementia. Alcohol Dementia affects long-time heavy drinker ... Read on »
Final Answers by redheadedjen Posted Mon 24 Sep 2012 8:22pm Finally, we have some answers about my Mother. We got the autopsy reports back today. There were 2 reports – one Final Anatomic Diagnosis and the Final Neuropathology Report. The official cause of death was necrotizing pneumonia. Necrotizing is such a scary word, I think. She was being fed by g-tube and aspirated the feedings. Since her br ... Read on »
Alzheimer's vaccine cures me ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 7:22pm Alzheimer's vaccine cures memory of mice Associate Professor Lars Ittner: "Although we have a long way to go before the vaccine might be available for human use, these early results are very promising." 10 dec 2011-- A vaccine that slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease a ... Read on »
Happy Birthday Mom! by Jessica S. Posted Tue 22 Sep 2009 12:00am Mom turned 61 today. We took her out to the Abington Ale House for dinner. Before dinner, she returned to my parent's apartment for the first time since she went into the nursing home. Dad was worried about how she would react to being in the apartment but it went fine. There was a bit of squabbling between my Dad and Melinda during di ... Read on »
Why is diagnosing the cause of dementia important by Susan Berg Posted Sun 26 Aug 2012 4:00am Caregivers, and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great  dementia resource  for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Your residents will love the  Amazon Kindle Fire Here is information on being the best  caregiver  you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other ... Read on »
A Report from the Front Lines Dallas TX by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 Nov 2011 9:47pm My observations on memory screening for dementia and the fund raising walk. By Carole Larkin Alzheimer's Reading Room This is a quick report from the front lines in Dallas TX. Saturday November 12th was the Dallas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association's annual fund raising Walk. The Dallas walk is traditionally the ... Read on »
Keyword Glossary For Alzheimer's/Dementia Services by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Jul 2008 7:06am This article is about the best way for caregivers of parents and spouses to use Google and other internet search engines to find quality services for their elderly loved ones with dementia. No matter which dementia is involved (Alzheimer’s disease, senile dementia, pick’s disease, lewy body dementia, frontal temporal lobe dementia, vascular de ... Read on »
Before Looking at Communities for a Person with Dementia Consider this by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 28 Sep 2011 9:59am The absolute worst time to have to pick a live in community for someone you love is when you have no choice By Carole B. Larkin Alzheimer's Reading Room In theory, a family should have time to look over the various types of residences and communities, ask questions, and gather information before making a decision. Then, make a ... Read on »
TYPES of Dementia – rarer causes by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 10 Oct 2013 8:34am In TYPES of Dementia – leading causes, we discussed a handful of the leading causes of dementia: Alzheimer’s, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, and Parkinson’s. In this article, we’ll overview the rarer types in order to help raise awareness. Print this page and the article linked above to know what to look for in your loved one or cl ... Read on »