November 5, 2014
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Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia may not be a frequent topic of conversation for you.  Many people have never even heard of it, but Lewy body dementia vies […]
November 3, 2014
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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a movement for a global day of giving that will be celebrated this year on December 2, 2014.  Giving Tuesday is a very […]
October 28, 2014
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Delusions and Hallucinations: 4 Coping Tips

Delusions and hallucinations are not uncommon in people who have dementia, but that does not mean they are easy to handle.  It is unnerving when someone […]
October 22, 2014
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Refusing Baths In Alzheimer’s

Refusing baths is all-too-common behavior among folks who have Alzheimer’s or another dementia.  A forceful or angry “no” is a daunting challenge for family caregivers! Having […]
October 20, 2014
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American Pharmacist Month

American Pharmacist Month could be celebrated by millions of Americans on just the merits of Dr. Pepper, Pepsi and Coca-Cola, all of which were invented by—you […]
October 15, 2014
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Holiday Stress Live Chat

Holiday stress is a reality for most people in our frazzled and frantic society. Ordinary everyday life can seem just too much to bear on any […]
October 9, 2014

Ebola: 5 Questions Seniors Ask

The Ebola virus is suddenly the subject of screaming headlines and concerned newscasts.  What we didn’t pay attention to when it was another continent’s problem is […]
October 7, 2014
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Caregiver Support Network: Practical Help

A caregiver support network is not a luxury.  It is a practical help and, some would say, a necessity.  With the help of family caregiver support […]
September 19, 2014
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Tips for When Aging Parents Refuse Help

When aging parents refuse help, adult children’s frustration boils over. “My parents absolutely refuse help!  Why are they so hard-headed?” “Why does my father always say […]
August 27, 2014
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Talking to Children about Alzheimer’s

When you are talking to children about Alzheimer’s disease, where do you start?  Broaching the subject with kids and teens can be a scary proposition, but […]