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The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the publisher of high quality expert information and news for the Alzheimer's and dementia community.
The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the publisher of high quality expert information and news for the Alzheimer's and dementia community.

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People living with Alzheimer's and dementia are well known for their challenging and often difficult behaviors.
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Managing Dementia in Acute and Long Term Care Settings (Webinar)
People with dementia demonstrate challenging behaviors when hospitalized; these behaviors are their way of communicating. The goal for this segment is to improve the hospital experience for people with dementia . We will discuss basic ways to decode the mes...
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Why People with Dementia Say No (And What to Do About it)
There are ways you can interact with someone who has dementia to minimize the use of the word “No”, and to get them to cooperate more easily. By Rita Jablonski Alzheimer's Reading Room People with dementia say “NO” to nearly every question or request. This ...
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Why People with Dementia Say No (And What to Do About it)
There are ways you can interact with someone who has dementia to minimize the use of the word “No”, and to get them to cooperate more easily. By Rita Jablonski Alzheimer's Reading Room People with dementia say “NO” to nearly every question or request. This ...
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When I left Dotty alone she quickly became scared, confused, anxious, and I soon learned she feared that I was going to abandon her. This is a common problem that caregivers don't always recognize. How I learned this, and what I learned to do about it.
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"Skinny Fat" in Older Adults May Predict Dementia, Alzheimer’s Risk
A new study has found that “skinny fat” – the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass – may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults. By Alzheimer's Reading Room Sarcophagi is defined as the loss...
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Deficits in Executive Function in Alzheimer's and Related Dementia

Executive function is an umbrella term for cognitive processes that regulate, control, and manage other cognitive processes. These processes include planning, working memory, attention, problem solving, verbal reasoning, inhibition, mental flexibility, task switching, and initiation and monitoring of actions.

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It took me 18 months before I finally stopped judging my mother on a set of standards that were unreasonable for a person living with dementia.
*Instead I started listening, paying attention, and observing. What did I learn?

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