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Rose Lamatt
Works at www.rose-lamatt.com
Attended Sewanhaka, Nassau community college,
Lives in Florida
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After Jaime Grimes found out in January that her monthly food stamps would be cut again, this time by $40, the single mother of four broke down into sobs — t...
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Photographer Diane Beals gathered the courage to get back behind the lens documenting Alzheimer's patients after she lost her father as a result of the disease.
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A man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease and dementia was found safe after he was reported missing in Leesburg, police said.
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Tides are a popular cultural metaphor in dementia communications. For example, it wasn't that long ago that Alistair Burns, NHS England's lead on dementia, was 'turning the tide' on numbers of peop...
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A legend in the music business has deteriorated to the point where he has to be moved to an Alzheimers Care facility.
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  • www.rose-lamatt.com
    Author, present
  • Adult day care, ALF's, Alzheimer's support groups,
    2012
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Florida
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Elmont - Long Island and Florida
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Author of "Is Life One Big Goodbye" and "Just a Word" Alzheimer's. (rose-lamatt.com)
Introduction
 
Recently Homeless Rose Lamatt spent
14 years as an Alzheimer's caregiver, then became Homeless.
 
She spent a large part of her life in fear, panic attacks, and agoraphobia, until she learned, change your thought, change your life.
 
She knows life can change in the blink of an eye. ‘You think you know where you are headed, then POW you're knocked off that solid piece of ground you thought you were on.’
She worked in health care: assisted living, adult day care, and volunteered for Alzheimer’s support groups. Now she writes, sharing what she’s learned, hoping to help others.
  

 

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  • Sewanhaka, Nassau community college,
  • Nassau Community College
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My Friend and Partner
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A chapter from ‘Just a Word’—Alzheimer’s. My life at this time with my dear friend and Partner. I hope those caring for Alzheimer’s loved on

Salvation Army Shelter Packed
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When the South Dakota winter dishes out its coldest nights, some homeless shelters are making beds on the bleachers and floors, while others

Precautions and Care Tips for Alzheimer's Patients during Cold Weather
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With the winter season in full swing, and with recent record low temperatures sweeping the nation, it is more important than ever that caret

Is there a connection in Depression and Dementia
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Depression changes the chemicals in the brain which is why researchers now believe depression can be a risk factor for developing Alzheimer'

Confusion … Again
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Washington DC Marja and I visited friends the other night. They’re a small group of twenty-somethings who live near-by in community, and eac

'To my dear mother': living with dementia
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To my dear mother... There is an image in my mind of you that does not leave me. You’re wearing a turquoise shirt, tucked into that turquois

ICU stay lead to Alzheimer's like problems
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A trip to the intensive care unit for a serious illness may result in Alzheimer's-like symptoms for a year or longer after leaving the hospi

More diseases responsible for Dementia than thought
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A recent study by the Clinical Institute of Neurology at the MedUni Vienna has shown that neurodegenerative diseases other than Alzheimer's

Homeless Man turns in $40,000, and Pay it Forward begins
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I like to read good stories and this is one. A Homeless Man found a bag with $40,000 plus pass port and other belongings. He turned it in, a

Minimum Wage Extended to Health Care Workers
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The Obama administration approved new rules Tuesday that extend minimum wage and overtime pay to nearly 2 million home health care workers w

Alzheimer's and Dementia Web Site I like and follow
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Alzheimer's and Dementia sites I happen to like on the web, including Support Groups Alzheimer's Reading room http://www.alzheimersreadingro

Woman misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's
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Woman's treatable condition misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's FLOWOOD, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Seventy-one-year-old Fran Rutledge thought she

Mild B-12 Deficiency Tied to Dementia
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B-12 is a vitamin that helps promote normal and healthy brain and central nervous system functioning. It is also responsible for blood forma

A Change in Identity ... Again
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Washington DC Wow! My anxiety has sky-rocketed! I realize that this blog is not about the neuroses of David Hilfiker, but surely there is so

Missing, Wandering Alzheimer's Patients A Growing Concern
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In some cities, there are so many homeless people wandering the streets that others barely notice anymore. But while mental illness is...

Invisible in the Medical System, Too
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Washington DC Several months ago, after reading this blog, Jim Landry emailed me. He lives in the Washington area, and he, too, has early Al

Alzheimer's Meeting to Focus on Progress
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Alzheimer’s Meeting to focus on progress BOSTON -- Although no cure for Alzheimer's disease is yet apparent, researchers gathering here for

Authorities raid Alzheimer’s personal care home
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Kerry Kavanaugh, WSB-TV The GBI executes search warrants at Alzheimer's Care of Commerce on Tuesday July 2. Related Authorities raid Alzheim

Scientists Back Alzheimer’s Test Amid Doubts Over Value
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The U.S. government is set to decide this month whether federal health insurance should cover the cost of a $3,000 test that for the first t

Barber to the Homeless
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(CBS News) HARTFORD, Conn. - Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut, has all the typical city park sights, all the typical city park sounds.