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Alzheimer’s & Dementia

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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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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W5 investigation reveals national crisis: homicide in care homes

The case of Frank Alexander’s death is heartbreaking yet far from isolated.

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Dementia to cost Canada $300B

Alzheimer’s disease is the most expensive illness in Canada.

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Definition of ‘health care’ of Alzheimer’s patient’s living will.

Respect the person’s wishes to die with dignity.

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Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Getting more vitamin C may help prevent Alzheimer’s.

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