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1. 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.
2. A Needle-Free Vaccine Looks Promising In Alzheimer’s
This study is the first to demonstrate that a skin patch which is noninvasive could provide a new therapeutic approach for Alzheimer’s.
3. Vitamin D3 and Curcumin Clear Amyloid-Beta
UCLA academic researchers are closer to explaining how vitamin D3 may help the body rid the brain of amyloid beta which is found in the plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
4. Alzheimer’s and the Holidays
During the holiday season Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers often feel a little sadder and more stressed. However, it doesn´t have to be this way! Here are some suggestions.
5. Long Distance Caregiving
If you are a caregiver from a distance for an Alzheimer’s patient, whether this means the patient is being taken care of at home by another family member, a live-in companion or at a nursing home, you will feel guilty.How do you connect and supervise? How do you help those bearing the brunt?
6. 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?
7. Alzheimer’s - A Spiritual Interpretation
Alzheimer's reveals one of life's secrets, to live in the moment.
8. 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.
9. Can Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s?
When you consider a lifetime of eating, humans tend to eat a lot of unhealthy compounds produced by a high heat cooking style. Think of your love affair with milk, cheese and backyard barbecues.
10. 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.
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