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Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “Distinguishable Gentlemen”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s – “Our 3 Floors of Memory”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

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How to Spot the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

1.) Memory loss Forgetting recently learned information is one of the most common early signs of dementia. A person begins to forget more often and is unable to recall the information later. What’s normal? Forgetting names or appointments occasionally. 2.) Difficulty performing familiar tasks People with dementia often find it hard to plan or complete […]

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Potential Target for Treating Common Form of Early-Onset Dementia Identified

No cure exists for frontotemporal dementia, which strikes between the ages of 40 and 64 and accounts for at least one in four cases of early-onset dementia. Caused by the death of cells in the front and sides of the brain, the disease can lead to dramatic changes in a patient’s personality and behavior, including […]