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For Those Who Care
For the past 15 years, Louise Penny and her husband Michael Whitehead have lived just outside of the small town of Sutton, in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.
What lifts Erna Boehling from despair over her husband's long descent into dementia is that he's at home with her.
Don't give up: Sit up. Move your arms. Embrace the day. Alzheimer’s Europe is one of the many great websites with advice on how to live better and longer.
This year Alzlive has a team walking in the Alzheimer Society of Toronto's "Walk for Memories" on January 31st. Any donations for a cause that's close to all of our hearts would be greatly appreciated.
Dolls? Horses? Connect Four? Believe it or not, these things can act as therapies for those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Alice Todd wrote to us from a website on hydrotherapy for elderly and disabled people that helps them maintain good hygiene and gain the benefits of hydrotherapy.
Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you suffered from dementia other than Alzheimer’s disease? The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) explains what a typical day looks like.
by THE DOUGLAS INSTITUTE
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by LUC RINALDI
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— Rosalynn Carter —
by RICHIE ASSALY
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by BEN SCHILLER
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by ANDREW HOUGH
When Steve Boryszczuk made the difficult decision to place his wife of almost three decades in a home…
by CHARLIE COOPER
In 2014, over 50,000 people in Great Britain will have to quit their jobs to care for family members…
by HARRY DE QUETTEVILLE
One of the hallmark symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is that people often feel the need to "just go…
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