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September 2018

Understand Alzheimer’s Disease in 3 Minutes

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Video describes the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease—how it damages the brain and how it affects behavior—in a simple, clear way that anybody can understand. Every family caregiver should watch this to better understand what is happening with their loved one.

 

Caring through the hurt: Experts tell how to cope when elderly parents’ behavior worsens 

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Great article for those dealing with loved ones exhibiting difficult behaviors. Caring for someone is hard enough as is.

 

Source: Caring through the hurt: Experts tell how to cope when elderly parents’ behavior worsens 

Barbara, the whole story

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Very helpful insight as to what it is like for someone with Dementia.  Created by nurses at Guy’s and St Thomas’ to raise awareness of dementia among staff, Barbara’s Story is a series of 6 films which has changed attitudes to dementia in hospitals across the world.