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Rewarding Alzheimer's family caregivers

November is National Caregiver Appreciation Month, a time to recognize the long hours, sacrifice, and love all caregivers bring to the task of caring for a loved one with dementia or any long-term illness. 288 more words

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Bill Gates Pledges $50 Million to Alzheimer's

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Bill Gates says he’s giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer’s disease.

The Microsoft co-founder says the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and not through his charitable foundation. 92 more words

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9 Reasons Why Meaningful Activities Are Important in Dementia

Individuals with dementia benefit from engaging in activities for many reasons. Meaningful activities address the social and psychological needs of the individual by tapping into their sense of personhood and allowing them to feel included and needed. 298 more words

Dementia

A Letter to Alzheimer's

Dear Alzheimer’s,

I feel like this letter is long overdue, and I am sorry for the delay. I’ve been meaning to say something to you for a long time now, but words have never seemed like enough. 1,399 more words

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Longest Day Event

The Neurological Institute, a Charlotte, NC, medical office dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients with various neurological conditions, supports the work of several health-related organizations. 182 more words

Neurological Institute

Cheering on Lives

I entered Arden Courts, arms loaded with a box of cookies. High-pitched vocals echoed through the hallways and I cringed.

From down the hall, a familiar voice rang out. 1,092 more words

Tomorrow is my Birthday and This is the Gift That I Desire

I’ve shared in previous posts about my desire and need for a cure for Alzheimer’s-Dementia. It has attacked my family members and other loved ones. It has attacked people that I know and also those closest to individuals that I know. 512 more words

Natasha Foreman Bryant