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Improv group improves communication for those with dementia


Tulsa World (blog) - Mar 26, 2017
Die Laughing member Bailey McLaughlin (center) brought the idea of using improvisational comedy techniques to help family members and caregivers connect with people with dementia to her mother, Kimberly, executive director of Autumn Leaves assisted ...
 

Mississippi Lawmaker Discloses Dementia Diagnosis From Floor


U.S. News & World Report - Mar 24, 2017
(AP) — A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog.".
 

Augusta Police search for missing man with early stages of ... - WGME


WGME - Mar 24, 2017
AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Augusta Police thanked the public for their help after a missing 72-year-old who is experiencing the early stages of dementia was found ...
 

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Dementia books

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers


by: David Perlmutter
A #1 New York Times bestseller--the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.
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The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss


by: Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins
When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one face immense challenges. For over thirty years, this book has been the trusted bible for families affected by dementia disorders. Now completely revised and updated, this guide features the latest information on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.
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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity


by: Norman Doidge
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

 The New York Times–bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness. Now in an updated and expanded paperback edition.

Winner of the 2015 Gold Nautilus Award in Science & Cosmology 

In his groundbreaking work The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge introduced readers to neuroplasticity—the brain’s ability to change its own structure and function in response to activity and mental experience.
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Dadland


by: Keggie Carew
Winner of the Costa Book Award for Biography


Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. For most of her adult life, Keggie was kept at arm’s length from her father’s personal history, but when she is invited to join him for the sixtieth anniversary of the Jedburghs—an elite special operations unit that was the first collaboration between the American and British Secret Services during World War II—a new door opens in their relationship.
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Dementia 101 in 101 Seconds


See dementia explained quickly and easily. Learn new facts and understand dementia better. For in-depth understanding, go to http://www.
 

Experience 12 Minutes In Alzheimer's Dementia


Just what is a loved one with dementia going through? A 12-minute virtual Alzheimer's tour reveals more than you ever imagined. (To see the original ABC video ...
 

Living with dementia


See also: SCIE's Dementia Gateway http://bit.ly/1NTmMV9 In this film, four people with dementia share their insights and experiences of living with advancing ...
 

Dealing With A Parent With Dementia - Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Dementia - BBC


Louis Theroux drops in at a traumatic time for new residents and their families at the Beatitudes Senior Living Campus, in Arizona Taken From Louis Theroux: ...
 

What is Dementia?


Dementia Care and Training Specialist Teepa Snow joins Senior Helpers to help you understand what dementia actually is.