thanks for sharing. A very interesting post, article and comments.
I'll introduce myself today, not to promote myself or remember what you already know, but to guide people. I am a Psychologist (Volunteer) at the Instituto Paulo Brito http://www.institutopaulobrito.org.br/
(in Recife - Brazil) is a nonprofit organization specializing in rehabilitation programs in memory and treating degenerative brain disorders, cognitive and behavioral.
I am determined to create a Education Program to Family (Support) - Alzheimer's and Related Disorders. My goal is to reduce caregiver burden, offer community resources and increase skills in managing the illness.
Depending on the area of the brain that was affected, the speed at which the disease spreads is well posssível through the most diverse stimuli reaching the memory the of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Even those who neurology says that everything has been affected and everything was gone ... I look the lowest point of contact between patient and caregiver. +Giselle Minoli
, in this scenario, each eye blinking is a breakthrough, a joy unspeakable for those who care for the patient.
In my care, I have recommended to the caregivers do a survey on what people liked best. Then together we will analyze and think what are the ways and means to stimulate. Then we started testing one by one ... There was a minimal response... is taken home as a way to provide the welfare of the patient, since they do not bring discomfort to the patient.
I have seen practical results +Giselle Minoli
... Patients talk a little, sing a little, playing, eating, combing hair and bathing. It is a process + individual study of the evolution of the disease + caregivers.