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Toledo Police search for missing 80-year-old with dementia

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Toledo Police are trying to locate an 80-year-old with dementia who was reported missing Saturday.

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How can love endure when Alzheimer’s takes him away?

Fifty years ago, when I married Doug, I was a 24-year-old awestruck woman, in love with a man who owned a car, had a real job, had his own furniture and his own place to live.

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How Family Caregivers Can Find Joy Through Understanding Dementia

When my father began to slowly succumb to Alzheimer’s, one of the saddest things about it was our inability to talk about the situation as a family. His slow slide into darkness was the elephant in the room.

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Study: In Caregiving, These Mindfulness Practices Could Help

Family members who care for a loved one with dementia often experience chronic stress, anxiety and depression. Psychological research into mindfulness remains a fairly nascent field of study, but mindfulness practices have numerous benefits for care partners.

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How filmmaker’s mum inspired Moving Story project to help people with dementia

A project giving people with dementia “a chance to be film stars” is providing Tasmanian aged care teams with insights about their clients that no amount of paperwork could ever convey.

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Are you a caregiver for someone with dementia or other cognitive impairment?

U-First!® is an innovative education program for all members of the care team who are supporting people with behaviour changes due to dementia or other cognitive impairment.

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Sharing & Caring: How To Share the Work of Family Caregiving

My sister and I shared caregiving responsibilities for my mother, and I know from experience that while those of us with a caregiving team are fortunate to have the help and support, sharing caregiving duties can be a stressful experience.

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5 myths about Alzheimer’s disease

Despite being the No. 7 cause of death of Americans, and despite being the single largest risk to the health of our Medicare system, Alzheimer’s disease is not widely understood.

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Workshops offer tips for caregiving on the Alzheimer’s journey

It’s normal for older adults to worry about forgetfulness as they age, but when someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, individuals and their families must know what to expect as the disease progresses.

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Alzheimer’s Q&A: Let go of negative thoughts

Studies show than 80% of our thoughts per day are negative. That inner voice, the self-talk, can be physically and mentally damaging and influences the way we feel about ourselves and/or who we are.

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