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Christine Kennard

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Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia (BPSD) are inevitable. It is estimated that about 90% of people with Alzheimer’s may present with a least one of the following: wandering, agitation, verbal and physical aggression, depression, apathy, disinhibition, and/or hallucinations. In this blog I offer brief information and links... Read moreChevron

posted 06/28/2015, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

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Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Alzheimer's Apathy Preventable with Stimulation

 

 

Lack of enjoyable, stimulating activity can lead to apathy for anyone but particularly those with Alzheimer’s disease. According to a 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), apathy is one of the most common neurobehavioral symptoms in dementia. Strong, focused... Read moreChevron

posted 06/27/2015, comments (0)|
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Care Connection: Free Teleconference on Thursday, July 9, 2015 1-2p.m (EST)

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On the second Thursday of each month, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America offers Care Connection a free, hour-long teleconference for family and professional caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses.

These teleconferences are a valuable mix of coaching, guest speakers,... Read moreChevron

posted 06/23/2015, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

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Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Ultrasound: Alzheimer's“Breakthrough” or Another Broken Promise?


Could non-invasive ultrasound therapy reverse Alzheimer's symptoms for some of the 35.6 million people living with dementia worldwide? Only time will tell. However this method, free of... Read moreChevron

posted 06/16/2015, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

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Aluminum-Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s

What if aluminum caused or made a significant contribution to getting Alzheimer’s disease? What if the most abundant metal on the Earth’s crust was implicated in human disease? There are a number of well respected scientists who believe aluminum may be the cause of Alzheimer’s or certainly they feel it contributes to its... Read moreChevron

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