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Community Matters: We Remember You supports dementia caregivers

The needs of family members who face the intense stress of caring for relatives with dementia are all too often overlooked.

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App uses music of the past to connect caregivers and dementia patients

As researchers learn more and more about the link between music and memory, innovators are finding ways to ease the suffering of patients with dementia-related ailments and those looking after them.

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3 WAYS TO HELP DEMENTIA CLIENTS MAINTAIN THEIR DIGNITY

Four years ago, when Paula Perez decided to join Visiting Angels, a private duty service agency, part time, she would have never thought it would become her full-time job. However, she’d always had the calling to be nurturing.

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What caregivers need to know about heat and dementia

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Valley of the Sun is no stranger to dangerously high temperatures, excessive heat warnings, and a constant struggle to stay hydrated in the middle of summer.

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The different types of dementia care professionals

The World Health Organization describes dementia as a syndrome that causes a deterioration of cognitive function beyond what is typical of biological aging.

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Alzheimer’s Foundation warns heat can be deadly for dementia patients

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Alzheimer’s Foundation has warned that extreme heat can be deadly for patients with dementia-related illnesses.

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The Early Signs of Dementia

Dementia is a permanent decline in memory and thinking abilities. There are many different neurological disorders that cause dementia.

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‘Life-changing’ cards offer powerful tool to caregivers of seniors with dementia

“If you look fat, he’s gonna say you’re fat.”

Cousins Jodie Finney and Alicia Christopher know the challenges of public outings all too well—especially when accompanying someone with frontal lobe dementia, like Christopher’s father, known as Poppy.

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IS IT FORGETFULNESS, DEMENTIA, OR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE?

You are intent on going somewhere for a meaningful purpose. But when you reach your destination, you can’t recall why you needed to be there.

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Health Department offering dementia destressing program

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — The Macon County Health Department is unveiling a new program this week that will help people destress.

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