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How to Use Bright Light to Improve Mood and Behavior in Alzheimer's Patients
One of the most important things I learned as an Alzheimer's caregiver was how to use bright light to change my mother's mood and behavior. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room My mother, Dotty, had a tendency to get in a bad mood around 4:30 PM each day...
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How to Use Bright Light to Improve Mood and Behavior in Alzheimer's Patients
One of the most important things I learned as an Alzheimer's caregiver was how to use bright light to change my mother's mood and behavior. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room My mother, Dotty, had a tendency to get in a bad mood around 4:30 PM each day...
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Ever have a problem with finances or the checkbook? If so you have to read this amazing article and solution from our expert Pamela Kelley. "A huge charade ensued – all of my mother’s experience of managing the checking account remained the same: receiving the bills into her home, and sitting down to write the checks. There was one important difference."
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My Father with Alzheimer's Stares at Us and it Feels Creepy
Think of your father as being swept away by currents of memories that cause him to appear as if he is staring at you, but he may instead be reliving powerful memories. By Rita Jablonski Alzheimer's Reading Room Our friends at  Alzheimer's Team  shared this ...
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Research DiscoverWhere the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer's Occur in the Brain
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have for the first time shown where in the brain the earliest signs of Alzheimer's occur. By Alzheimer's Reading Room The discovery could potentially become significant to future Alzheimer's research while contributi...
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From Rudy Tanzi - Acknowledging that treating patients with any life-threatening and debilitating disease is often a trade-off of risks, we do have some concerns about the use of coconut oil.

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“Sundowning is a major problem for Alzheimer's caregivers. Dementia patients can get aggressive and very disruptive.”
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My sister took a box of checks from a closed account, checks bearing my mother’s name, address, and proper bank. Only the account number differed, and the sequence of checks. She substituted the dummy checks for the negotiable ones, and started a new register with my mother’s accurate current balance.
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Bill Gates Invests $100 Million into Alzheimer's Research
Bill Gates is investing $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund , a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Gates will also invest an additional $50 million in start-up ventures workin...
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4 Ways to Deal with Anger and Confusion on the Part of a Loved One Living with Dementia. The more confused a person living with dementia becomes the meaner they get. Greater activity on their part creates better awareness and self esteem.
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