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Here are the top ten articles for the Alzheimers Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. A Potential Vaccine in Alzheimer’s Therapy
Fresh from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences as of Jan 2013, a potential new treatment for Alzheimer's disease as well as a vaccine to prevent the illness is being tested in mice.
2. Chocolate and Your Brain
Exciting new research claims that chocolate might provide neuroprotective benefit for Alzheimer’s.
3. Spring Forward With Alzheimer’s
Spring is the season of hope. New green growth emerges with no consciousness of the past to make a fresh start. Those afflicted with Alzheimer’s can reset their natural rhythm with nature and the latest emerging research.
4. How to Cope with the Boredom of Alzheimer’s
When Alzheimer’s patients are bored, they will engage in behavior patterns that are described by geriatric psychiatrists as problematic. We need to be prepared with daily positive and motivating activities. Here are some suggestions to restore dignity and good humor for both caregiver and patient.
5. How to Reverse Brain Shrinkage in Alzheimer's
Treating symptoms, reliable early diagnosis, addressing disease triggers and reversing poor cognition are the exciting directions of research in Alzheimer’s Disease.
6. How to Show Alzheimer’s Patients Respect
One essential quality lacking in today’s Alzheimer’s care is a genuine respect for the patient. The diagnosis of cognitive impairment carries the stigma of “losing your mind,” “senility,” or “being empty headed.” Here are some tips to restore dignity to the cognitively impaired.
7. Living in the Moment with Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s is a disease about letting go of resentment and anger. You get a fresh start every moment. We can all learn to live in the moment.
8. Alzheimer’s - The Therapeutic Benefits of Writing Memoirs
If Alzheimer’s erases memory, then the patient must compensate for this memory loss. Writing things down relieves the burden of recall! Look at all the positive goals memoir writing will accomplish.
9. Alzheimer's Personal Advice Column
An Alzheimer´s caregiver, patient, or even someone whose memory is overloaded often feels isolated and trivialized. This column will give you the opportunity to take back your power, express your feelings and find a support system. Live Better and heal from within.
10. How to Handle Alzheimer's Paranoia
She has been very ugly to me, and said she would rather be in a nursing home than with me. She is making it hard to care for her.
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