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Engaging family members in respite care

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In the helpguide.org article, Respite Care: Finding and Choosing Respite Services, it is discussed how important it is to involve family members as supporters of the main caregiver of dementia patients: Engaging family members in respite care Family members and friends may be able to help out while you run an errand, take a break, or even go […]

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Laughter as a Complementary Therapy

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In the article Laughter and humor as complementary and alternative medicines for dementia patients, laughter is introduced as CAM, as complementary therapies that control symptoms and improve well-being and quality of life: Laughter as a CAM … To facilitate the better management of these chronic diseases [such as Alzheimer], recent attention has focused on the use of CAM, […]

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Preventing Dementias

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In this helpguide.org article, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Prevention, lifestyle choices are emphasized as a way to prevent and slow down Dementia: Lifestyle choices can protect your brain Researchers across the world are racing towards a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. But as prevalence rates climb, their focus has broadened from treatment to prevention strategies. What they’ve discovered is […]

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Laughter as prevention for Alzheimer

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In the post  Laughter for Alzheimer’s Prevention, laughter is discussed as prevention for memory loss symptoms or dementia in Alzheimer patients: There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, a disease which 36 million people live with daily. As researchers continue to search for a solution, more emphasis is being placed on prevention of the disease rather than […]

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Humor as therapy for Caregivers

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In the agingcare.com post  Humor Shared Among Caregivers is Therapeutic, humor is introduced as a form of therapy for caregivers under stress: “We laugh so we won’t cry We caregivers must cope with difficult decisions. We’re continually coping with the knowledge that our loved one has a devastating, and in the case of dementia, irreversible disease. […]

 
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