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GOOD BASIC INFORMATION ON DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVING:

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*How to Care For Someome With Alzheimers Disease.

*What Should You NOT Say To Someone With Alzhiemer's?

*Dementia Care:  Tips for Daily Tasks

RECENT *Has a treatment for Alzheimer's been sitting on pharmacy shelves for decades? Scientists have two possible candidates

RECENT *Essential Amino Acid Supplements Could Prevent Dementia

RECENT *Research Roundup: Amino Acids Might Fend Off Dementia and Alzheimer’s and More

RECENT *The superfood that protects the heart and helps to improve memory

RECENTLY ADDED INTERVIEWS

MEDICAL

Alzheimer's

 

*Triggers and Signs of Caregiver Burnout

 

*Likely Cause of Alzheimer's Identified in Recent Study

*Wildfires, Smoke & Dementia

*Covid & Alzheimers

*Folate is Directly Linked to Prevention of Alzhemer's

*DEMENTIA: Symptoms, Stages & Types 

Vic's Personal Note:  This is the best basic "ABC's" explanation I have ever run across.  

 

*Eli Lilly's Alzheimer's drug shows promise. But will it succeed where so many drugs have failed?

*The Next Frontier in Alzheimer's Research, AARP Article

*Things That Raise Your Chances of Dementia

*9 Types of Dementia

 

*Dementia vs. Alzheimer's: The Biggest Difference

*Slideshow: Alzheimer Overview

When It's More Than Just Forgetfulness

*New Drug Slows Alzheimer's Progression; "Aducanumab"

*What Is Alzheimer's Disease

*Dementia – What you should know

*New Study: Sleep is Literally a Deep Clean for Your Brain

*Breakthroughs in Alzheimer's Research

*Misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's, "NPH", is Treatable

*Innovative Treatment Could Slow Dementia

*A New Type of Dementia Identified

*New Blood Test Could Detect Alzheimer's

*Alzheimer's Blood Test: One Step Closer

*Alzheimer's Disease FACT SHEET

*What are the 4 A’s of Alzheimer’s

*Dementia vs. Alzheimer's

*Rare Case Offers Clues to Staving off Alzheimer's

*Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Reversed by New Head Device Using Electromagnetic Waves

*Researchers Explore Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Is Higher Than Men's

*Alzheimer's Poses A Greater Risk to Older Women Than Breast Cancer

 

*Alzheimer's Detectable 18 years Before Diagnosis, Study Shows

*Mesothelioma Center Information

*Certain Personality Traits Could Increase Your Risk For Alzheimer's

*What Alzheimer's Does To Your Body

Parkinson's

*The Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease

*Common Myths and Misconceptions of Parkinson's Disease

*What are the "Off" Periods of Parkinson's?

*Ways to Cope With Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Lewy Body

*Robin William's (Lewy Body) Dementia Death

National Resources

*National Alzheimer's Association

*National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center

*Dementia Friendly America

*What is "Dementia Friends"

Legal Matter & Financial Planning

Guardianship / Conservatorship

*Legal & Financial Planning for Those With Alzheimer's

*Estate Planning Basics You Need To Know

*Next Avenue.org: Legal & Financial Resource for

Caregivers and Aging

*How to handle symptoms, money matters,

general challenges.

Warnings

*When Conservatorship Goes Terribly Wrong

*Beware The Con Games of Conservatorship & Legal Guardianship

*Preventing Financial Scams

 

Day Care  -  Assisted Living - Memory Care Residences

 

*3 Top Tips to Locate a Resident Care Facility

*25 Questions to Ask a Potential Care Facility

*Caring Transitions; Senior Relocation, Downsizing, Estate Sales

*Transition Resources: Home design for safety, Downsizing,

Organizing financial and household records,

Overseeing Movers, and more.

 

 

*"More to Life" ADULT DAYCARE

Symtoms & Remedy

*Initial Symptoms

*10 Early Signs & Symptoms: Normal Aging vs Dementia

*Take a Cognitive Performance Assessment

*Sundowning:  Late-Day Confusion.  Mayo Clinic

*"Sundowning" -Common With Dementia

*7 Tips For Reducing Sundowning

*Dressing and Grooming

 

*Urinary Incontinence, by The Mayo Clinic

 

*Canine Dementia - Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

*Dementia in Dogs: 6 Ways to Deal With the Effects

*Alarming Triggers for Alzheimer's Disease

*Diseases that Look Like Alzheimer's (But Aren't)

*Top 5 TO DO's for Caregivers POST DIAGNOSIS

*Tips In Communicating With Your Loved One With Dementia

Prevention

 

*Folate is Directly Linked to Prevention of Alzhemer's

 

*Maria Schriver Today Show: 4 Tips to Prevent Alzheimer's

 

*Best Superfoods That Fight Alzheimer's

*Alzheimer's Myths & Facts:  Can Drinking Red Wine Reverse the Disease?

*Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

*12 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

*How Working the Body Can Help The Aging Mind

*9 Brain Boosters to Help Memory

*Dementia: Could gut bacteria play a role?

 

*Guns and Dementia

I know!!  This seems like a no-brainer, but this new survey looks at access to guns by people with dementia.  Egads!

 

RENO NV RESOURCES

 

*National and Local Resources by Alzheimer's Association

 

*NOBLE Patient Advocacy

 

 

*Alzheimer's Association

 

*Washoe Caregivers, Community Foundation of Western Nevada

*Community Foundation, Caregiver's Toolkit

 

*Nevada Caregiver's Coalition

 

*Center for Healthy Aging

 

*Nevada AARP

 

*Nevada Care Connection

 

*Lend-A-Hand Senior Services, Since 1982

 

*Caring Transitions; Senior Relocation, Downsizing, Estate Sales

 

*Wandering Prevention Program: Safety through technology

 

*Right at Home: Tailored in-home care

 

*Home Instead Senior Care

 

*AMADA Senior Care; In-Home Caregivers

 

*Transition Resources: Home design for safety, Downsizing,

Organizing financial and household records, Overseeing Movers, and more.

 

*"More to Life" ADULT DAYCARE

 

Grief Assistance


 

*Separation From Loved Ones Changes

How People Deal With Loss, Grief

 

 

Well Known Advocates

NEW ADDITIONS/INTERVIEWS IN BLUE

 

*Glenda Jackson TV/BBC: Elizabeth is Missing

 

*Rob Lowe: I Was My Sick Mother's Caregiver

*Maria Schriver Today Show: 4 Tips to Prevent Alzheimer's

*Robin Williams (Lewy Body) Dementia Death

*Patti Davis:  Floating In The Deep End (Daughter of Nancy and Ronald Reagan)

*Maria Schriver Today Show: Menopause and Dementia 

*Patti Davis & Maria Schriver Interview: on "Floating In The Deep End

Go to Books, in the "Grief" section 

"Sundowning," #9 & #10

Blogs, "Legal Preparedness,"  & PODCAST

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