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Tackling Issues of Sexuality among People with Dementia

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[25/03/2013] Managing the delicate issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia is the focus of a new education resource produced by Griffith University researcher Cindy Jones.Tackling Issues of Sexuality among People with Dementia - Read more

Dementia: Eating Habits Improve Physical and Mental Health

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Photo: Elderly man eating [08/03/2013] A new analysis has found that a combination of methods that help patients with dementia remember proper eating habits can improve their physical health and lessen symptoms of depression. The study indicates that clinicians should consider using this intervention in individuals with dementia who also have poor nutrition and signs of depression.Dementia: Eating Habits Improve Physical and Mental Health - Read more

Dementia Sufferers Benefit from GPS

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Photo: Man on a park bench [25/02/2013] Localisation technology helps achieve an increased sense of security, freedom and quality of life for dementia patients...Dementia Sufferers Benefit from GPS - Read more

Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now”

Every human has individual needs. This has not been fully realized in the German Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI): patients with the onset of dementia do not receive the care they really need. Often relatives care from them at home. They are not supported by the LTCI, even though private home care saves the insurance a lot of money.Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now” - Read more

Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care

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Photo: Old woman with nurse; linked to [12/11/2012] Improved home care resources for people, who would prefer to die at home, are key to providing better end of life care and reducing the strain of the United Kingdom's ageing population on the National Health Service (NHS). Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care - Read more

Chewing Ability Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk

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[17/10/2012] Can you bite into an apple? If so, you are more likely to maintain mental abilities, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. Chewing Ability Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk - Read more

Home-based Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening

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[12/10/2012] With baby boomers approaching the age of 65 and new cases of Alzheimer's disease expected to increase by 50 percent by the year 2030, Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool that allows adults to screen themselves for early signs of dementia.Home-based Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening - Read more

World Alzheimer’s Day

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[19/09/2012] Dementia diseases affect more and more people - there are currently about 35 million patients worldwide. By 2050 the number will rise to an estimated 115 million. In order to raise attention for the situation of Alzheimer's patients, every year on 21 September, the World Alzheimer's Day takes place.World Alzheimer’s Day - Read more

Children in Foster Care Develop Resilience Through Compassion

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[27/07/2012] A new study shows that a therapeutic intervention called Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT) appears to improve the mental and physical health of adolescents in foster care. CBCT is a tool that provides strategies for people to develop more compassionate attitudes toward themselves and others.Children in Foster Care Develop Resilience Through Compassion - Read more

Helping Alzheimer's Patients Stay Independent

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[20/07/2012] Family members or professional caregivers who do everything for older adults with Alzheimer's disease may just be wanting to help, but one University of Alberta researcher says that creating excess dependency may rob the patients of their independence and self-worth.Helping Alzheimer's Patients Stay Independent - Read more

 
 

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