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Isolated and Lonely: How Can We Avoid This?
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Overcoming loneliness and isolation: perspectives of the Longevity Explorers a group of Seniors. How do you avoid becoming isolated and lonely as you get older? Are there things you can do to help prevent this? Source: Isolated and Lonely: How Can We Avoid This?

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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.  

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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 

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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.  

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60 Minutes – Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s
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Heartbreaking journey to watch this family over the course of 10 years.  So many lessons for us all including the importance of early communication and support for the caregivers. Source: Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s

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