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Aphasia in Dementia: Word Jumbles

Aphasia affects a person’s ability to communicate. It affects language functions, such as speaking, understanding what others say, and naming common objects. Learn its causes, types and a few tips.

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10 Types of Dementia

DEMENTIA is a group of symptoms common to over 50 disorders. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Learn about the 10 most common types of dementia.

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7 Stages of Alzheimer’s

THE SEVEN STAGES OF ALZHEIMER’S are helpful in finding the words to discuss Alzheimer’s. Caregivers find them particularly useful in support groups, as well as in conversations with doctors, family and care professionals.

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Doorway Memory Loss Explained

Ever walk into a room with some purpose in mind, only to forget what it was? It turns out, doors themselves are to blame for these strange memory lapses. Can this contribute to dementia’s wandering, confusion and problems with traveling?

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Is Alzheimer’s Catchy?

It looks like a sneeze cannot give anyone Alzheimer’s. While Alzheimer’s abnormal disease proteins do spread from cell-to-cell, they are not “infectious”. Check out the facts.

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Red Plates for Eating with Dementia

If you couldn’t see your mashed potatoes,  you probably wouldn’t eat them. That’s why what “The Red Plate Study” found was astonishing! Alzheimer’s patients eating from red plates consumed 25 percent more food than those eating from white plates. Find out why.

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Is Alzheimer’s Catchy?

It looks like a sneeze cannot give anyone Alzheimer’s. While Alzheimer’s abnormal disease proteins do spread from cell-to-cell, they are not “infectious”. Check out the facts.

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