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The Alzheimer's Reading Room in the New York Times

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Scientists Find Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s
Researchers have uncovered a unique connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease , providing further evidence that a disease that robs people of their memories may be affected by elevated blood sugar , according to scientists at Washington University...
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Dementia Patients in the Hospital, How You can Help

Keep in mind that “bad behaviors” in the hospital can be attempts by your loved one to communicate that there is a problem, an unmet need, fear, fatigue or pain. Be a detective and try to figure out what it can be. Advocate for your loved one, they can’t do it for themselves.

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Last circle did 121 reshares ;-) Thank you very good but i'll guess, we can do better ;-) so join the circle

I want to say thank you for all the great content producers, plussers and sharers and share a circle myself, but i deleted a couple of profiles beacuse of not circling back or even share the circle or inactivity for more than 60 days.

I added mainly people convincing with their own content and sorry if i accidentally did not include one or the other ;-) If i did so and you already follow me, plus the post and let me know. But i reduced the circle a little bit by deleting accounts not active for more than 60 days or didn't engage in any form.

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Paid Survey: Advance the Understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease
By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Many lives are impacted by Alzheimer's disease, and you can be part of the cure . You can help advance Alzheimer's research by completing a short form to see if you are eligible to participate in a multi-stage survey,...
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Twilight Moments in Dementia Patients - Sundowning Syndrome
One of the biggest problems I had with my mother occurred at Twilight.

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Angles of light. I know, hard to swallow, but observing shows most of us deep down share this too. Morning can be the same. Lucid dreaming and not fully awake heightens the outcome. 
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Hospitals admit they use security guards to restrain dementia patients

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NHS Trusts criticised as experts warn it suggests staff are not adequately trained
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How to Listen to an Alzheimer's Patient

Two of the biggest problems Alzheimer's and Dementia caregivers face are how to cope and communicate with someone living with dementia.

The issue: are you really listening to the person living with dementia? Or, are you immediately reacting, or overreacting to their words?

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8 Alzheimer's Disease Recommendations from the National Institute of Health
The National Institutes of Health released recommendations that provide a framework for a bold and transformative Alzheimer’s disease research agenda. Developed at the recent Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015: Path to Treatment and Prevention , the h...
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How the Invention of Alzheimer's World Changed My Life #endalz #alzheimersreadingroom
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We Educate and Empower the Alzheimer's Community
At its core the Alzheimer's Reading Room  is about helping members of the Alzheimer's Community understand, cope, and communicate with persons living with Alzheimer's and related dementia.

The goal of the Alzheimer's Reading Room is to Educate, sometimes Entertain, and Empower Alzheimer's caregivers, their families, and the entire Alzheimer's community. 

The ARR was launched in 2008 and more than 5,200,000 people worldwide have visited the website seeking information about Alzheimer's and dementia.

At the Alzheimer's Reading Room, we offer "real life" solutions to problems that Alzheimer's caregivers face each day. 

I started the Alzheimer’s Reading Room to keep track of the thousands of articles and many books I was reading about Alzheimer's disease.

Soon after I started the blog, I began to receive emails from Alzheimer's caregivers from all over the world. First an email here and there, and now thousands of emails.

I soon realized that Alzheimer's caregivers are often thrust into their role with little or no experience, training, or education about Alzheimer's disease. As a result, they are often overwhelmed and suffer from feelings of helplessness. Forty percent of Alzheimer's caregivers suffer from depression.

150 Million people have been touched by Alzheimer's disease, and 50 million are worried about Alzheimer's. Each day, 1,232 people are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. 

We do not advertise or market our service, in spite of this The Alzheimer's Reading Room is growing fast. As it grows, so does the collective brain of the blog.  

At the Alzheimer's Reading Room we rely on our readers to spread the word via Google+ ,  Facebook,  sharing, and by word of mouth at conferences and in support groups.

We always needs help and if you would like to participate and help us with issues like SEO, spreading the word, and how to improve the look and feel of the website, please contact us.