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‘Yes. I live with dementia. Let me help you understand’
“You don’t look like you have dementia.” On the couch of his Orléans home between his wife of 15 years,
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10 Alzheimer’s Warning Signs
Some change in memory is normal as we grow older, but the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are more than simple lapses in
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81-year-old Enrolls in University following Alzheimer’s Diagnosis.
After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, 81-year-old Ron Robert decided to enroll in university as a personal experiment to see if
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Skateboarding at 60
Skateboarding, acrobatics and graffiti at 60 – WOW (see video link below). This amazing story is not only so heartwarming
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Care Home Cycling Activity
A very interesting video worth watching (link below).  Care home trials virtual cycling trips for dementia patients Stapely Care Home
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A Personal Journey
Establishing DROP has been a very personal journey for Sharyn and Ross McCarthy, with two living parent diagnosed with the
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Dementia Umbrella Term for All Dementia and Alzheimer Types
Dementia is the umbrella name for all types of dementia and alzheimers. There is 1 new diagnosis every 3 seconds,
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Caregiver Burnout
Caregiver burnout (whether you as a spouse, other family member or employed caregiver caring for someone with dementia) is very
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Retaining Facts versus Not Retaining Facts
Please always try and remember when interacting with someone with dementia / alzheimers, that your memory will be retaining all
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