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Study Shows No Benefit of Omega-3 Supplements for Cognitive Decline
A study by the National Institutes for Health (NIH) shows that Omega 3 and antioxidant supplements have no effect on cognitive function of older adults. While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a clinic...
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Medications that Increase the Risks of Patient Falls
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“Everything is on FIRE!” Julia screamed. “Can’t you see it?!” she yelled, grabbing at my hands and our Med Tech’s hands, attempting to steady herself without her walker. Julia was having an episode of...
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Alzheimer's Reading Room
In the Alzheimer's Reading Room we provide the answers to the most difficult problems and issues faced in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
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The Best Way to Find Solutions to the Problems that Caregivers Face Each Day

Search 5,000 Articles for Answers and Solution to Problems

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A person centered way to care track dementia stages and symptoms?
Look at the density of homes in this neighborhood. By Mara Botonis Alzheimer's Reading Room Imagine the families that live in each of these homes. Their ages, occupations, interests, spiritual beliefs, favorite movies, music and foods. The way they like to...
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Dotty's 10 Tips for Communicating with a Person Living with Dementia Alzheimer's Reading Room
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Maybe Your or Your Loved One’s Memory Problems Aren’t Alzheimer’s AfterAll
With all the publicity and interest in Alzheimer’s these days, it wouldn’t be unusual for you to worry that you or your loved one is developing the disease. You may fear that the memory problems are clear signs of the disease. However, many articles have li...
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Keeping Dotty Active Works Miracles

It appears at the moment that Dotty has some new awareness and is more engaged. Yes, like always I am amazed, and greatly heartened.
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Diabetes and depression increase the risk of conversion to dementia.
Diabetes and depression increase the risk of conversion to dementia.
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If you have diabetes and you don't control it you will have a lot of health problems but if you control it you control all those problems too
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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.