Archive for April, 2015

Tips For Successful Eating

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8431782712_14591a4617_mMany people associate mealtimes with good food and companionship. They can be highlights of the day, and serve to anchor our sense of daily rhythms. Given the importance of  meals for health and social reasons, a person Read More…

How to Handle An Impossible Request

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IMG_5026Prior to his retirement, my father had worked for many years for a large corporation in a job that he had loved. After he retired, he had increasing difficulty with his short-term memory. Read More…

The Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?   These terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not different names for the same disease.   Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes specific changes in the human brain. By contrast, dementia is not a disease, but a group of symptoms that Read More…

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