Things

To Know

Medical Journals, Articles, Links, Etc. 

MEDICAL

Alzheimer'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

 

*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

"  ***  " EXCELLENT ALL-AROUND 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

 

*Glenda Jackson 'Shines' on TV/BBC Return

 

*Playing a woman with Dementia on 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

 

 


 

 

THINGS THAT HELP;  Book Section, scroll down to "Grief Guidance," with Dr. Annette Childs.  Also see films, documentaries, books, audio, and audio book suggestions.  CLICK BUTTON TO RIGHT

Go to Books, in the "Grief" section 

"Sundowning," #9 & #10

Blogs, "Legal Preparedness,"  & PODCAST

PODCAST - Click to the right

Also:

PODCASTS  FOR COMMON TOPICS: 

  *Accusation of Sexual Assault

  *Sundowning

  *Fibbing - The Good and the Bad

  *Assisted Living to Memory Care

  *A Stag's Visit

  *Unplug The Phone!

  *Tips for Dementia dips and declines

We are always adding to our library.  Keep checking back!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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