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Ever feel like you just weren’t getting through or able to deal effectively with a person living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia? Try some of these tips, they will help.
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Challenges in Caring for a Hospitalized Dementia Patient.
EXPECT your loved one to exhibit more anxiety, agitation, aggression, and resistance to care than is normal for them while they are in the hospital.

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"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."

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Is Alzheimer's World an Irrational Place?
When you look at it from the eyes of a person who is living with dementia maybe you are the one who is irrational. Irrational in your expectations.

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Dementia Care, Do You Need to Change?
I thought I had changed. But, it wasn't until I had my great epiphany, of sorts, that I found a way to cope and communicate effectively with a person afflicted with dementia. By now many of you have heard me say: By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room It t...
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My mother was deeply forgetful and living with Alzheimer's. She did not seem to know or understand that she could no longer live or operate on her own.

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Alzheimer's Tries to Kill Everyone It Touches
Alzheimer's disease tries to kills everyone it comes in contact with. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room If allowed to do so Alzheimer's will try to kill everyone it comes in touch with. A person living with Alzheimer's dies from complication from Alzh...
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New Research on Treating Alzheimer's and dementia
A research study by scientists in Australia and the US provides an explanation for why clinical trials of drugs reducing proteins in the brain that were thought to cause dementia and Alzheimer’s have failed. By Alzheimer's Reading Room The study has opened ...
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Research Shows Music Activates Brain in Alzheimer’s Patients
“When you play familiar music to a dementia patient they come alive. Music is like an anchor, grounding the patient back in reality.” By Alzheimer's Reading Room One of the best things I did to calm my mom , Dotty, was to play music from the time when she w...
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Music Brings Alzheimer's Patients Out of the Box
When Dotty started singing I realized that the Alzheimer's box is bigger then I ever thought or imagined. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room While Dotty and I were watching -- TREME on HBO (the show is set in post Katrina New Orleans), One of the main ...
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