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Make the most of Respite Care #justneedsabreak

Respite care enables families and carers to have a rest, go out, attend to business or go on a holiday. Many people find that a regular break means that they can recharge and avoid burn out. 359 more words


Caffeine may block inflammation linked to mild cognitive impairment

19 OCT 2012

URBANA – Recent studies have linked caffeine consumption to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and a new University of Illinois study may be able to explain how this happens. 400 more words

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The Number Of People With Dementia Increases. Part 2 of 2

The Number Of People With Dementia Increases – Part 2 of 2

Research must become a global priority if improvements are to be made to the quality and coverage of dementia care. 141 more words


The Number Of People With Dementia Increases. Part 1 of 2

The Number Of People With Dementia Increases – Part 1 of 2

The Number Of People With Dementia Increases. The issue of people worldwide living with dementia could more than triple by 2050, a new report reveals. 104 more words


Perfect eating set (tableware set) for seniors

Looking for perfect eating set (Utensils) for your senior residents?
Check this out SHA Design

Sha Design was founded and directed by Master of Fine Art degree holder, Taiwanese industrial designer Yen-Chih (Sha)Yao, Sha Design intends to provide professional services while preparing for manufacturing her own patented product: EATWELL — a 7-piece tableware set for people suffer from Alzheimer disease.

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Take care the carers #justneedsabreak

Taking care for someone with dementia can be rewarding, at the same time it is difficult,exhausting, lonely and overwhelming.

The carers’s health and emotional wellbeing can be negatively effected by the long-term stress and loneliness. 215 more words


Glen Campbell and the country stars staring death in the face

The authenticity of Campbell, who sings unflinchingly about Alzheimer’s in his final single, is part of a country music tradition imperilled by a party-loving younger generation… 842 more words