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10 Things Caregivers Can Do to Help Their Loved One with Dementia During a Hospital Stay

By Natalie M. Bruck, BS.  (I am a Physician Assistant student at Rush University with anticipated graduation in December 2018.  I wrote this blog because I find that caregivers are an incredibly important part of the team to care for persons living with dementia.) 1,053 more words


When Hope Lives in Third Person

The inevitable happened. I just wasn’t ready for it – yet.

This summer of 2017 seems rampant with the unexpected.

A visit with my mother in assisted living and… 618 more words

Staying In Hope

Alzheimer's Disease: Stages, Sign and diagnosis Coding

Alzheimer’s disease is a group of brain disorders that cause the loss of intellectual and social skills. It is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions… 387 more words

People who think punitive measures help drug addicts haven't seen what I have | Alex Wodak | Opinion | The Guardian

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Here’s an excellent op-ed on the politics of drug addiction, by Alex Wodak, published in the Guardian. The author, Dr Alex Wodak is president of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation and he argues had the… 139 more words


Glen Campbell,RIP

On a belated note, the recent death of  81 year old country music icon Glen Campbell who had been struggling with dementia (specifically Alzheimer’s Disease… 99 more words


What about football and the athlete's brain?

Regular readers know that I have lost three family members to dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease, so I am totally interested in any new information on the subject. 708 more words

Brain Health

Alzheimer's Sucks

Alzheimer’s disease sucks. Gawd. It sucks on so many levels, I don’t know where to begin. I guess I’ll start with a story, the story of today. 1,221 more words