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Genes Associated With Resilience Against Brain Pathology Identified

Having had three family members who suffered from some form of dementia I am highly motivated to find out all I can about this scourge that devastates mostly seniors. 646 more words

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Before I Forget

WHAT HAPPENED TO restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven B. SMITH? One day she was in the spotlight on television shows, negotiating book deals and then . 494 more words

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Caring for a Person with Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease

As medical director of the Geriatric and Neuropsychiatry Treatment Unit at MetroWest Medical Center in Natick, Massachusetts, Dr. Antonio Bullon focuses on coordinating the treatment of patients with dementia. 284 more words

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Why We Make Films: On Kirsten Johnson's 'Cameraperson'

Why do we make films? Why are we obsessed with pointing a camera at the world and dissecting it? Do we feel this helps us understand it better? 1,162 more words

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Living in Pain and not remembering why

Living with dementia can be strange because you don’t always feel like there is anything wrong with you.  In the early days, you know that there is something ‘not quite right’ with you but you can’t always put your finger on it. 538 more words

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When Connections Alter Hope

She seems more content now with her life in assisted living, but the contentment itself tears her farther away from family.

Have I mentioned how much I hate Alzheimer’s? 364 more words

Staying In Hope

Brain’s Power to Adapt Offers Short-Term Gains, Long-Term Strains

There is not necessarily fresh ground broken here, but I think seeing details on how the brain functions can only be helpful. The most important idea for me is one I had going in, namely, you only have one brain so take care of it. 637 more words

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