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Rick Lauber, Author of Caregiver’s Guide for Canadians

7 Comments NOT to Say to an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

If you know a caregiver of someone with Alzheimer’s disease, be especially cautious with what you say and how you say it.

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David Silver, 78, dies on porch after hospital release on -37 C night

Winnipeg senior released from hospital in slippers, given cab slip to get home

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Great Gifts for Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers

One of the best gifts is that of time.

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Mother with dementia ‘warehoused,’ daughter says

Dementia patient, 84, spent countless hours in hospital hallways, daughter says

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Dementia epidemic looms by 2050

London G8 summit to focus attention on global problem increasingly impacting developing countries.

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Dementia developing at later ages, U.S. study shows

People with dementia do a parachute exercise in the Bronx. A new study shows the age of those getting dementia seems to be getting higher. (Jim Fitzgerald/Associated Press)

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Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly

As you grow older, you face significant life changes that can put you at risk for depression.

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Physical Fitness and Our Aging Population

Regular exercise & better eating habits is the way to go if you want to live a healthier life.

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Male Caregivers- Do you Stop to Ask for Directions?

Male caregivers are reluctant to ask for help.

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Couple’s double suicide underscores struggles for elderly

Suicides becoming more common among elderly, mental health experts say.

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