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Lessons We Can Learn from Dementia – Listen and Ask Questions

Lessons We Can Learn from Dementia – Listen and Ask Questions

What are some of the lessons we can learn from dementia? We can learn about them in a classroom. We can read books, watch videos and listen to audio about the subject. Or, we can learn through experience of taking care of someone who has dementia. We

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Dementia Care News – Robotic Pets – Smiles – Police Training

Dementia Care News – Robotic Pets – Smiles – Police Training

  There’s a lot going on in dementia care news. We’re going to discuss robotic pets, a volunteer who gives smiles, and police receiving dementia training.   Robotic Pets   High quality dementia care in assisted living facilities is always focused on providing for the needs of

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Dementia Tests – How Cognitive Impairments are Diagnosed

  Dementia tests allow doctors to find out if you have any cognitive impairments. When seniors become forgetful or display constant mood swings, it’s a good idea to have them checked for dementia or other disorders. Thоugh а loss оf mental function might bе brought оn bу

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Coping with Dementia – 7 Ways to Deal with Dementia in Seniors

  Coping with dementia can test your nerves and will. This is true for patients, residents, and caregivers. Days turn into weeks, and months become years. It is overwhelming for many, but there are still ways to deal with it. As lifespans increase, so do dementia rates.

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Vascular Dementia Treatment Can Slow Down Illness and Stop Further Damage

Vascular Dementia treatment may help decrease the progression of the disease. In some cases, it can help eliminate additional damage to the brain. Thеrе аrе several kinds оf blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen tо the brain, and help it function properly. Thіѕ condition occurs when ѕоmе, оf these blood vessels

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How to Communicate with Dementia Patients – Speaking Dementia

Many caregivers are faced with the issue of how to communicate with dementia patients. As the elderly continue to grow older, the possibility of having a family member who develops dementia becomes a reality for many people.   How to Communicate with Dementia Patients   Dementia sufferers can have

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Predicting a Person’s Risk for Dementia – Is Dementia Risk Falling

Is Dementia risk falling?   A new computer-based test might be able to predict a person’s risk for dementia, just by analyzing the information family doctors gather during routine visits, a new study from Britain suggests. Researchers from University College London have developed an algorithm that uses

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Best Dementia Care in Denver – Becoming a Caregiver – Dorothy’s 80th Birthday

The best dementia care in Denver, probably looks a lot like quality care given across the United States. It’s about individuals, small groups, or organizations providing caregivers who want to do their very best to help seniors in need.     Becoming a Caregiver   When you

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Validation Therapy – A Kinder Way to Deal with Dementia

For caregivers dealing with dementia and other cognitive impairments, Validation Therapy is a kind and gentle approach. According to Fiona Gibson, whose mother is suffering from Alzheimer’s: “At the time, I had never heard of Validation Therapy, a ground-breaking approach which says instead of trying to bring a

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Spices That Fight Dementia

Spices That Fight Dementia   As you age, your brain ages with you. Americans are living longer each year, and with our extended longevity comes memory related illnesses. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, roughly 700,000 Americans 65 and older will die from Alzheimer’s in 2015. Scientists continue

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