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Lyrics for dementia and a poem for autism

Here are the song lyrics I mentioned in the post I wrote yesterday, the ones which are included in the ‘autobiography’ of a man I met at an Alzheimer’s Society memory cafe. 510 more words

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San Ramon, CA police search for Luba Lusherobich, missing woman with dementia | www.ktvu.com

SAN RAMON, Calif. — San Ramon police are searching Wednesday evening for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks little English.

Luba Lusherobich, 77, was last seen wearing a dark shirt and dark pants walking on Bollinger Canyon Road near Marsh Drive, according to police.

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Missing 85-year-old woman has dementia: NJ police

NUTLEY, N.J. (PIX11) – An 85-year-old woman with dementia disappeared from a New Jersey park this week and police are asking for the public’s help to get her home safely. 116 more words

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My Induction at Larksong Dementia Care Home

I thought my induction into my first care job would be much like my induction to all the other jobs I had ever had – a day or half a day sitting down going through all the policies and procedures of the company, some training away from the job and maybe an over view of the working hierarchy. 1,311 more words

The Ice Bucket Challenge.... time to spread the love!

A couple of days ago I was nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge. And yesterday morning I poured a bucket of water over my head. I admit, there was no ice…… judge me if you will but I don’t usually have large quantities of ice around the house in case of ice bucket challenge emergencies, plus I live in Ireland, I was outside at 8.30 in the morning. 930 more words

Lack of naturally occurring protein linked to dementia.

Scientists at the University of Warwick have provided the first evidence that the lack of a naturally occurring protein is linked to early signs of dementia. 443 more words

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The InDuna & witchdoctors of Bukalo

The InDuna & witchdoctors of Bukalo (Zambezi Region, Namibia)

Written by Berrie Holtzhausen, 21st August 2014

Friday afternoon, 15th August, we (Susanne and I) arrive in Katima Mulilo. 476 more words

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