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You want to live to be 100?

This is the year of 50 for me and my high school buds. As I have witnessed my parents dementia’s, I pledged early on to lead a different life. 360 more words

A Day In The Life Of Dementia

Tales of an iPad

by Susan Anderson, HPCCR Social Worker

Editor’s Note: A couple of years ago, a social worker at HPCCR found that she could get many of her formerly unresponsive dementia patients to engage with her if she brought her iPad to their visits.  1,029 more words

Hospice

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Tales of an iPad

by Susan Anderson, HPCCR Social Worker

Editor’s Note: A couple of years ago, a social worker at HPCCR found that she could get many of her formerly unresponsive dementia patients to engage with her if she brought her iPad to their visits.  1,029 more words

Hospice

Sleep Deprivation in the Long-Term Speeds Atrophy of the Brain

Sleep Deprivation in the Long-Term Speeds Atrophy of the Brain

Research from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore indicates that long-term sleep deprivation is correlated with speedier aging-related brain atrophy and lowered cognitive performance. 223 more words

Sleep

Dementia, Death, and Dying

Joseph Curl’s editorial in Washington Times of Sunday, July 20, 2014 is titled, “The politics of death and dying” and discusses the issue of dementia. … 405 more words

Dementia

Good Men

They say good men are hard to find,
But I know one who comes to mind,
A husband and son whose heart is true,
Despite the struggles he goes through… 121 more words

Alzheimers

Skating On Ice

Skating on ice on a forgotten lake,
It’s hard and it’s dense and it just will not break,
And just underneath there lie still waters deep, 139 more words

Alzheimers