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Tips for Thanksgiving

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15399171436_55e2735e8a_cThanksgiving is one holiday that all Americans share.   A unique question for families living with Alzheimer’s is how to balance family expectations and traditions with the reduced abilities of those who have this disease. Here are some suggestions to create a meaningful Read More…

The Worried Well: Am I Getting Early Alzheimer’s?

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“Some days I can’t remember a person’s name, and it really bothers me. I am afraid that I am getting Alzheimer’s.” This common worry plagues a large group of people, the “worried well”.

The reality is that everyone occasionally forgets names of people and places. These lapses increase as we age, Read More…

Geri Taylor: An Alzheimer Portrait of Courage

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Most people resist telling people that they have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. These newly diagnosed fear, with reason, that news of their illness will repel friends, and maybe family. There is tremendous stigma attached to Alzheimer’s. Information found on the Internet often focus on violent outbursts, hallucinations, personality changes Read More…

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