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Writing About Dementialand

If you asked me in the first grade what I wanted to do when I grew up, I’d say I wanted to be a writer. If you had asked me a year earlier, I’d had said I wanted to be a gas station man because I liked the smell of gasoline. 815 more words


Dementia patients stay in hospital 'because of home help care shortage'

Patients with dementia are being condemned to needlessly long stays in hospital because of a shortage of care to help them at home, a charity has warned. 161 more words


Tau pathology, rather than amyloid accumulation, drives cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease

From Mayo Clinic News Network:

Posted by Kevin Punsky (@kevinpunsky) · 6 day(s) ago

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease…

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I love this picture. That’s my Grandmother Melva holding my nephew Drew not too long before she passed away. I honestly can’t even look at this picture without tearing up a bit. 1,295 more words

Going To The Dogs

In case this blog should seem one-sided, I thought I’d write a post about how Matty’s decline is mirrored by my own. This sad state of affairs has five aspects: 386 more words


4th Annual Memory Ball-Sat.,March 28th,2015@Palais Royale

This edition was a total sold out event with no room to move around and alot of well dressed patrons occupying the beautiful and historic Palais Royale. 200 more words