Dementia

alzheimers awareness month is in june

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

June 20, 2021 is this year’s summer solstice—it is the day with the most light. It is also the day to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through fundraising. Across the globe, over 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease. With no known cure, it is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. June …

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tips for caregivers

Avoiding Emotional Exhaustion: Some Counterintuitive Tips For Caregivers

Feelings of inadequacy are an occupational hazard of caregiving. If the person you are caring for is someone you love, like your mother or father, you might feel like you can never do enough. So you pour yourself out. In addition to all the tasks that must be done, you look for opportunities to add …

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How to live a longer life

NY Times Says We’ve Got The Roadmap For Living Longer

Can We Live to 200?, a recent New York Times Article, provides a roadmap with the innovations that are currently being explored that have the potential to massively extend the average human life expectancy. From mRNA Vaccines that are currently being used to fight COVID-19, to nano-scale robots that could help our bodies fight cancer …

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how to handle multiple medications

Managing multiple medications for memory loss

Managing Medication for the Dementia Patient: The Details and the Big Picture “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”: that’s a piece of wisdom that has been with us for two and a half millennia (it comes from Aristotle). No one feels the truth of this aphorism more than a caregiver who’s …

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