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Bob DeMarco Patient Expert

Delray Beach, Florida
I am a citizen journalist, writer, investor and caregiver. I am the sole caregiver for my mother; she suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Prior to moving to Delray Beach, Florida to take care of my mother I was CEO of a software development and marketing company based in Reston,... Full Bio
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5 Tips, How to get an Alzheimer's Patient to Shower

Getting a person living with Alzheimer's or dementia to take a shower or bath is one of the most common problems we face as caregivers. Bob...

Is Alzheimer's Inherited? Rudy Tanzi Answers

A significant portion of Alzheimer's disease is caused by the inheritance of defective genes.  ~Rudy Tanzi The role of heredity (the passing of...

The Knot in My Stomach

I was experiencing what can best be described as dread. The knot in my stomach was growing bigger and bigger each day. Bob DeMarco...

How to Reunite with a Person Living with Dementia

When Alzheimer's strikes it comes with an all encompassing confusion on the part of the Alzheimer's caregiver and the person living with...

Stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

The brain is protected by a system called the blood-brain-barrier that restricts access of cells, proteins, and drugs to the brain. Alzheimer's...

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Nov 29 2010 by Joyce W.

I am over shock/anger..

 

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I have access to the internet once every 3-4 weeks when my sister comes to help. It is only then(like now) that I can catch up on links sent to me... therefore what appears as "spam", is just endeavouring to contribute to many conversations that have been going on over successive days/weeks which I was unable to participate in...understand the person and their circumstances before jusgement. Thank you.

 
Dec 07 2008 by Bob DeMarco