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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Feed Your Brain
A new study published in the Journal Neurology links Trans Fats to brain shrinkage. The study also emphasized that people whose diets are rich in vitamins C, E, B and D, have larger brains than people with diets low in these nutrients.
4. Depression and Apathy in Alzheimer’s
When it concerns Alzheimer’s, emotions can run the gamut from intense to dull and apathetic. New research implicates depression as a disease trigger.
5. Alzheimer’s - A Spiritual Interpretation
Alzheimer's reveals one of life's secrets, to live in the moment.
6. Alzheimer's Prevention Strategies for 2007
January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The message is to focus on the lifestyle changes you can make at this very moment to be brain smart.
7. Are Plaques Protective for Alzheimer's?
Until now Alzheimer’s drugs have been targeting plaques. Could plaques actually be protective and might Alzheimer’s drugs be attacking the wrong enemy?
8. Alzheimer’s and Halloween
Alzheimer’s and Halloween have something in common- they are both scary! Here are some tips for a fun Halloween:
9. Walking May Ward Off Alzheimer’s Disease
New studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association assert that sticking to a walking regimen at midlife and beyond can ward off Alzheimer's disease or at least delay its onset.
10. How to Identify Alzheimer's Patient Abuse
So how can you tell whether it is a fall, or an accidental bruise and not an injury inflicted by a caregiver – when you are not around to monitor your loved one?
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