Friday, August 12, 2022

How to Accept Alzheimer’s and Operate in Alzheimer’s World

The Alzheimer's patient starts to feel different. They feel your acceptance. Instead of thinking you are the enemy, they start to feel that you are the protector. Their security blanket. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomWhen...

Care of Dementia Patients, It’s Not Your Fault

One thing I have learned over the years is that Alzheimer's caregivers tend to blame themselves too much. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomCaregivers often agonize over things that go wrong. They often wish they had...

Why People with Dementia Say No (And What to Do About it)

There are ways you can interact with someone who has dementia to minimize the use of the word “No”, and to get them to cooperate more easily. By Rita JablonskiAlzheimer's Reading Room People with dementia say...

Study shows how exercise generates new neurons, improves cognition in Alzheimer’s disease

A study by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team finds that neurogenesis -inducing the production of new neurons - in the brain structure in which memories are encoded can improve cognitive function in...

Alzheimer’s – They Love Us More

It is not unusual for an Alzheimer's caregiver to wonder if the person living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia still loves them. Do they? The simple actions that person living with dementia perform each...

10 Great Inspirational Alzheimer’s Quotes

I often hear people say that a person suffering from Alzheimer's is not the person they knew. I wonder to myself - Who are they then? ~Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Quotes Alzheimer's Reading Room Alzheimer's Care, The Power of...

Problems with Balance, Walking, Falling an Early Sign of Dementia

Balance and walking problems often present before the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's or dementia. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomWhen I first came to Delray Beach to take care of my mother, she was...

Why Do People Living with Alzheimer’s Want to Go Home?

Do Alzheimer's patients want to go home? Or are they longing for a time and place when they were safe and secure and knew everyone's name and face? My mother repeatedly said she wanted to...

Last 25 Articles in the Alzheimer’s Reading Room

The goal of the Alzheimer's Reading Room is to Educate and Empower the Alzheimer's community. At its core the ARR is about helping Alzheimer's caregivers and families to better understand, cope, and communicate with...

16 Ways to Get a Dementia Patient to Eat More Food

Alzheimer's and dementia patients often eat less, and have difficulty eating, because of problems like chewing, swallowing or digesting food. Alzheimer's and dementia patients sometimes lose interest in eating. This can happen for a long...
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Plasma p-tau231 and p-tau217 as state markers of amyloid-β pathology in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

Participant characteristicsThe present study was performed in the ALFA+ cohort, a nested longitudinal study from the ALFA (for ALzheimer’s and FAmilies) study16. The ALFA...

Protective effect of apolipoprotein E epsilon 3 on sporadic Alzheimer’s disease in the Chinese...

Study characteristicsAmong the 2134 articles retrieved from the databases, 116 articles were finally screened: 96 Chinese articles (Supplementary) and 20 English articles17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36. The articles...

Banana peels make sugar cookies better for you — ScienceDaily

Banana peels aren't always destined for the trash or compost anymore. They're making their way onto people's plates, replacing pork in "pulled peel" sandwiches...