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Spare 3 minutes that can make a huge difference to people with dementia in Canterbury

Can you imagine what it’s like to have dementia and find yourself in hospital? Life can seem confusing and stressful enough for a person with dementia, and being in hospital makes the confusion and stress much worse. 283 more words

General

The Alzheimer's Reading Room- Helping Caregivers and The Community

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Flower photographer Paulette L Motzko, PLM Studios

It was on Twitter this evening since I’ll post for the Alzheimer’s reading room common couldn’t resist sharing it with all my readers especially those who read Ramona’s Alzheimer’s disease Daily. 17 more words

Motivational

Mother and Daughter Reunite Through Music & Memory Program

The story of Brenda and her daughter Belinda proves the significance of Music & Memory. Brenda, who lives with dementia, could barely talk or move before she was enrolled in Signature HealthCARE’s Music & Memory program in Memphis. 344 more words

Music & Memory

Confusion

Yesterday, a nurse and her husband visited the nursing home with their beautiful newborn in his pram. I bumped into them in the hallway outside Anthony’s room and was absolutely thrilled to see this beautiful baby and asked them if they could wheel the pram into Anthony’s room so he could see the baby. 127 more words

Family

Eat Well. Live Well.

Food is nature’s medicine. Well, at least before we add all the butter and sugar. A recent study published in the journal, Alzheimer’s & Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, showed a particular diet, known as the MIND diet, lowers the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 53% in participants who faithfully adhered to it. 183 more words

Everyday Life

More beds needed for violent patients, care-home killing inquest finds

WINNIPEG — A tragic death at the Parkview Place Care Home four years ago shone the light on a much greater issue, and now an inquest report released Friday shows Manitoba personal care homes are not equipped to handle the increase in dementia patients. 383 more words

News

LTD is reduced in Alzheimer's and Tau and Abeta are involved

Canadian Association for Neuroscience says that molecules that are strongly associated with Alzheimer’s disease are important players in a process called long-term depression (LTD), researchers have discovered. 329 more words

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