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Support & Insight for the Autumn of Life
Support & Insight for the Autumn of Life

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MEDICINES: Alzheimer's drugs are classified as "Cognitive Enhancers". Learn why these medications are NOT for mild memory problems. Find out why prescribing them for Mild Cognitive Impairment is bad practice. 

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EYE-OPENING VIDEO: In "Sundowning", people with dementia get agitated and restless towards the end of the day. "Dusk 'Til Dawn" has been fighting sundowning with special techniques for 12 years. See it in action. 

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VIDEO: Lighting affects how people feel. The right light reduces agitation and improves mood. See how therapeutic lighting achieves dramatic results in dementia care. 

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QUICK, SMART, HEALTH VIDEO:
Associative studies show how to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's. Learn 4 ways to improve your brain's ability to sustain long-term health. 

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VIDEO: See people with dementia share their insights into living well with dementia. This positive video challenges the stigmas of dementia, promoting inclusion in society and community support.

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SPECIAL MOVIE: "Barbara" Will Change Your Attitude to Dementia. "Barbara" was a highly successful British film series. It set a new standard for relationships between people with dementia and their doctors, nurses and caregivers. See this condensed version of all 6 episodes. Dementia is a universal issue. We will all be affected by dementia in some way during our lives and that is why "Barbara" is a must-see. 

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DIGNITY & DEMENTIA
CARE TIPS VIDEO: People with dementia deserve dignity and have rights. Where do we draw the line between encouraging personal choices versus following what caregivers think is best? See Dr. Murray Raskin & Dr. Linda Teri offer experienced tips.

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Sharing a thought for President's Day: George Washington knew what all of us living with dementia know... ( Subscribe @ www.AlzWeekly.com )
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DEMENTIA & DINING: With dementia, it's not just what you eat. It's also how and where you eat.

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BEAUTIFUL MUSIC VIDEO:
When my father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, I was determined he would not forget me ... or I him. This is a grand tribute to all who are living with and dealing with Alzheimer's disease.

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