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Protecting Your Brain Through Everyday Activities by Eva Z. Facebook Our brains are a remarkable organ, providing us with the ability to run, laugh, sleep, and so much more. Although it is highly complex, when something happens to the human ... Read on »
Can Anesthesia Trigger Dementia or Memory Loss by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert There can be little doubt that the use of anesthesia with dementia patients is controversial. Thousands of readers of the Alzheimer's Reading Room believe anesthesia worsene ... Read on »
You definitely don’t want to become a caregiver! by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook You’re being forewarned! You definitely don’t want to become a caregiver, this way! Nope. No. Not at all. Weeeeaaalll, if you do decide to become a caregiver, yo ... Read on »
Alive Inside - Find Your Songs by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Meaningful music has a place in our caregiving strategies, and can often becomes active expression and conduit of our love. By Pamela R. Kelley Alzheimer's Reading Roo ... Read on »
Do Brain Games Really Help Prevent Dementia? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert The explosion of individuals with dementia brain draining disorders like Alzheimer’s, has created an over abundance of resources targeted at improving one’s mind. By Elai ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Care, Self Concept, Self Confidence by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert When it comes to Alzheimer's caregiving it is very difficult to be positive because at the outset few of us have any concept of what to do. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Re ... Read on »
Technology that Helps Caregivers Protect Loved Ones by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Technology to assist caregivers is becoming more common. Which ones work? Which ones truly help loved ones remain independent longer. This technology is unobtrusive and ap ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Association - 2025 Alzheimer's National Plan Not Likely to Succeed by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert "Inadequate funding remains the single most important impediment to progress in achieving the research goal of the Alzheimer's National Plan." By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer ... Read on »
Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Virus) Increase the Risk of Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert The only thing I can say is my mother lived with Alzheimer's disease, and she was getting cold sores in her mouth for as long as I could remember. This research indicates th ... Read on »
10 Popular Google Searches Alzheimer's and Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Millions of searches are conducted each day looking for information on Alzheimer's disease, dementia care, memory car ... Read on »