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Bob DeMarco
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Bob DeMarco is the Founder and Editor of the Alzheimer's Reading Room. Bob is a recognized Influencer, speaker, and expert in the Alzheimer's and Dementia Community Worldwide.
Bob DeMarco is the Founder and Editor of the Alzheimer's Reading Room. Bob is a recognized Influencer, speaker, and expert in the Alzheimer's and Dementia Community Worldwide.

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Can you die from Alzheimer's disease? Dying for the Alzheimer's patient is marked by little if any verbal output, complete dependency in all aspects of daily living, which include episodes of aspiration, urinary tract infections, .....
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What is the clock test for dementia?
Drawing a clock by hand is one of several useful screening tools that can help to detect dementia, or Alzheimer's.This test can help you differentiate between normal aging and possible dementia.
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“If people understood this one simple fact it might help change the way they think about and view a person living with Alzheimer's.” http://bit.ly/2DxAzlx
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Health care transitions, such as moves from the nursing home (or home) to the hospital, can result in medical errors, lack of care coordination, and for persons with advanced dementia – emotional distress and agitation.
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Dementia Patients Face Needless Transitions in Last 90 Days of Life
“Health care transitions, such as moves from the nursing home (or home) to the hospital, can result in medical errors, lack of care coordination, and for persons with advanced dementia – emotional distress and agitation.” http://bit.ly/2JQlxru

#healthcare #nursinghome #alzheimers #dementia #alzheimerscare #hospital #endoflife #caregivers #assistedlivng
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Difficult parent with dementia
Difficult parent with dementia
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Interesting research. A deep learning algorithm (artificial intelligence) developed for early prediction of Alzheimer achieved 100 percent sensitivity at detecting Alzheimer's an average of 75.8 months prior to the diagnosis of the disease.
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#alzheimer hashtag#dementia hashtag#brain hashtag#research hashtag#ceo hashtag#activitydirector hashtag#assistedliving hashtag#doctors hashtag#memorytesting hashtag#alzheimersresearch hashtag#health hashtag#brainhealth #artificalintelligence #learning
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Dementia caregivers and those who care for persons living with Alzheimer's are especially vulnerable to grief; and, if they are not careful these feelings can overwhelm them.
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#grief #sadness
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