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Losing a loved one to dementia is slow, painful

“I went through the loss of my dad — the way I know him — a few years ago,” Lorilie Parker said.

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Parents’ Video About 5-Year-Old Son With Dementia Leaves Internet ‘Bawling’

n December 2021, Newsweek shared the story of Simon Croke – a 5-year-old boy diagnosed with Sanfilippo Syndrome, a fatal degenerative disease that presents symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s.

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Staggering shortage of healthcare workers for Alzheimer’s patients

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY)– A new report shows while the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease is expected to continue to grow in Virginia, there is an alarming shortage of doctors and other workers trained to care for them.

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Changing the narrative: Health professionals work to change stigma about Alzheimer’s among Latinos

SAN ANTONIO — Marylou and Arturo Rodriguez met in high school in San Antonio, Texas. They were married soon after graduation, and next month they’ll celebrate 59 years together.

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Excessive napping could be a sign of dementia, study finds

(CNN)Frequent napping or regularly napping for extended periods during the day may be a sign of early dementia in older adults, a new study revealed.

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Imaging technique shows Alzheimer’s impact on brain connections

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. The loss of cognitive functioning—the ability to think, learn, remember, and reason—can have devastating effects on patients and their families.

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New facts and figures report released on Alzheimer’s

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – New numbers are out on how Alzheimer’s disease is affecting Americans and specifically people in California.

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A gift of magic for residents with dementia

The Tovertafel – otherwise known as the magic table – is an innovative games console designed for use in dementia settings.

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Supporting people suffering from dementia – Michael Farrugia

The number of individuals over 60 with dementia in Malta is expected to be close to 10,000, or 2.3 per cent of the Maltese population by 2030 (ResearchGate.net 2021).

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Ruby’s Choice shines spotlight on undiagnosed dementia and importance of family connections

Paul Mahoney witnessed this first-hand during eight years as a disability and aged care case manager at Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton.

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