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The Alzheimer’s Myth Most People Believe

Is Alzheimer's a normal part of aging? If you are someone who is prone to being swayed by public opinion (as opposed to science) you would answer this question incorrectly--with a "Yes"--along with…

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Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also…

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How a Video Game Might Help Someone With Dementia

Video games and dignified dementia care don't initially appear compatible, but advocates from Alzheimer's Australia Victoria have teamed up with a group of designers from Opaque Multimedia to turn thi…

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Alzheimer’s May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think

The number of Americans dying from Alzheimer’s disease may be hundreds of thousands more than current statistics indicate, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. In 2010, expe…

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The Diagnosis That Sends Friends and Family Running Away

When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness, their friends and family members typically respond in one of two ways: rallying, or running. We would like to think that our loved ones would rall…

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Alzheimer’s Behavior: Patient’s or Caregiver’s Problem?

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Alzheimer's disease or dementia causes a person's behavior to change, seemingly without reason or explanation. Clearly, some behaviors – such as…

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When Alzheimer’s Steals Their Personality

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor As Alzheimer's progresses, it destroys memory, brings on erratic behavior and robs personality. You find you are caring for a father who no long…

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