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Frist offers tours, art therapy to caregivers and people living with dementia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — When health is only getting worse for the people we love most, caregiving can be an overwhelming job. There are places looking to give something to those caring families.

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Caregiving life hacks for easier daily activities for your senior

Caregivers find themselves jumping from one task to another: making breakfast, followed by helping their loved one complete their morning grooming and dressing regime, followed by a doctor’s appointment, then clearing those breakfast dishes to make room for lunch preparation.

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Caregiver wants to find a support group with a balanced perspective

Dear Carol: My wonderful dad has Alzheimer’s. I struggle daily with my grief over all that’s been lost but I’m also grateful for what he can still do.

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Berlin library offers help for those caregivers dealing with loved ones, patients with dementia

BERLIN – Dementia specialist Patty O’Brien spoke at the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library Monday, offering support to caregivers going through the same situations.

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Grant program aims to help Arkansas dementia caregivers

Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia can benefit from a new grant program led by the Arkansas Department of Human Services.

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Songs & Smiles singalongs are a pocket of joy for Alzheimer’s patients

DALLAS — Twice a month, you can find Eric Kolb at the memory support center at the Villagio Senior Living facility in Carrollton, Texas. He sets up a TV and microphone while he greets residents gathering in the common room.

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Untangling the role of tau in Alzheimer’s disease

Now, a team of scientists in Japan has revealed how excess tau — a key protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease — impairs signaling between neurons in the brains of mice.

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Aging vs. Alzheimer’s: Spotting the difference

More than six million Americans aged 65 and older are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Learning to live: Loving and grieving through a mother’s journey with Alzheimer’s disease

It has been said that grief is love. If so, I have been loving and grieving for a long time — eight years of love, grief and loss.

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Nearly all known biological pathways in the brain are linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Nearly six million older adults have Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, a number expected to double by 2050.

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