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Aug
19

Dementia Caregivers' Need for Support

Remember when Princess Diana said that the problem with her marriage is that there were three people in it? Caregivers of Alzheimers patients can have the opposite problem. As one caregiver said, “There’s only one person in this relationship, and it’s not me.”

 

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May
06

Managing Caregiving Stress

A speaker on stress management had that old glass of water that was either half full or half empty. But she had a different message in mind...

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Mar
26

Upward Spirals for Dementia Caregivers

 An exciting new study proves what we've "known" all along: people who maintain positive emotions live on an upward spiral toward happiness and health!

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Mar
10

Seniors and Everybody Else: Eat Right & Move!

Imagine an America that is at normal weight, fit, and healthy. Health care costs would plummet, and the budget problems would be solved!

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Mar
06

Reminders for Elders with Dementia

The elderly gentleman kept asking a young woman, apparently his daughter, why they were in line. He obviously had some dementia, and she was getting tired of telling him time after time that they were getting basketball tickets.

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Feb
26

Dementia: The Chronic Chaos of Memory Loss

Imagine waking up every day and not knowing what day it is.  You look outside and see snow on the ground, so it must be winter. But November, January, or March? You don’t know.

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Jan
30

Technology Is Changing Dementia Caregiving: Memo Morphs into Mobile App

Technology Is Changing Dementia Caregiving: Memo Morphs into Mobile App

Oh, how things have changed just in the last two years! When we started Memo Touch in the summer of 2010, there were very few ten-inch tablets on the market, and most of them were way too expensive for our purposes. We chose a good one, loaded our software on it, and sold it as a package.

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Dec
17

Adapting to Memory Loss and Mild Dementia

  A good friend described her family this year as “discombobulated.” The grown children recognized last year that things had changed with their ...

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Nov
24

How to Celebrate the Holidays While Caregiving

Candles, cookies, lights, and glitter – all the trappings and trinkets of the holiday season are just around the corner. In our neighborhood, several ...

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Nov
20

Revolutionary Memo Revolves Again

 So much has happened in the world of tablet technology in the past two years! We at Memo Touch have watched with wide eyes the introduction of m...

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Oct
27

The Stress of Memory Loss

We all take our ability to remember things for granted, until we see the devastating effects when that memory is impaired. Few people understand what it is like to care for a family member with short-term memory loss until they have experienced it.

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Aug
13

Memories and Screen Doors

I got a lesson a while ago about the importance of memory. As long as memory function remains intact, we’re hardly aware of it. It just performs little miracles in the background, soundlessly and without any attention, like a million computer calculations guiding a missile to Mars. When memory fails, however, there’s lots of sputtering.

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Jun
20

A Spam Story and Memory Loss

An elderly gentleman was standing near me in the canned meat aisle. I was trying to guess which can of tuna might be less than half water; he was reminiscing about Spam.

“Spam,” he said. “Your mother used to fry it with sliced potatoes and onions. I think they were the little sweet white onions. Not the kind you get now. I think she used to put a little butter in the pan.”

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