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Laughter is medicine for the mind, body & soul. We all need our daily dosage of giggles, hoots & hollers. What do you do for a good laugh? Act silly ...
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hi i got a very close friend who has got alzheimer's recently, i am still coming to terms with it ,i want to help him as much as i can , can someone please help me
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Alzheimer's Research

For any carers who care for a family member who suffers from Alzheimer's Disease, please contemplate dropping by the research section of the PsychForums to read about a project that is being carried out by the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Thanks very much for taking the time to read this.

Please follow this link: surveys-studies/topic89408.html
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Dependent personality mother with Dementia!

Does anyone out there have experience with this problem? My mother is a very dependent person and probably meets the criteria for Dependent Personailty Disorder. She also has dementia. The move to a rest home seems to have triggered her dependency needs and now she has the aides calling us constantly. Since she forgets she has talked to us she calls over and over again. We are totally exhausted from her neediness. She could care ...
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Magnesium to help with Memory?

Based on a study done last year looks like they found that more magnesium in the brain helps with short term and long term memory.

"Magnesium is essential for the proper functioning of many tissues in the body, including the brain and, in an earlier study, we demonstrated that magnesium promoted synaptic plasticity in cultured brain cells," - Professor Guosong Liu, Director of the Center for Learning and Memory at Tsinghua University in Beijing

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Dementia News

‘Dementia News’ keeping everyday people up-to-date with dementia research
Alzheimer’s Australia, Australia’s peak body for dementia, has recently updated its research newsletter for a wider audience. Now being produced twice-monthly, Dementia News is written in plain language making it accessible to people of all walks of life. Covering major breakthroughs, opportunities for participation in local research and major events occurring in dementia research in Australia, Dementia News is an ideal quick read to keep yourself ...
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urine hoarding

I think my brother may have some sort of dementia or alzheimers. He has been saving and storing his urine in containers in his room for several years. I find it and chastize him about it but he continues to do it. Is it part of some disorder? He used to drink a lot of alcohol, maybe that has something to do with it.
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I'm being looked after by someone with Alzheimer's

My Grandparents are my caregivers: I am 14 at the moment and there are many fees that need to be paid, and places that I need to be driven. My Grandma is not well-educated and cannot drive, so she acts as the housewife figure and takes up the stereotypical women's role. My Granddad is in charge of keeping a roof over our head and he has Alzheimer's. It's not serious yet, but we can see ...
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i care for my grandad with alzheimers ....


i live with my grandad who has alzheimers and im scared that i shouldnt be here.. i suffer from depression and anxiety and i'm kinda agoraphobic i was diagnosed with bpd but think its crap.. i need to go doctors again but i get scared to tell them how i am and how i feel cos should i be caring for him? to be honest its the only reason i get out of bed ...
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Are these symtoms of Alzheimer's disease?

I have this query for my father-in-law who is over 73 years of age now. Since past some weeks we have noticed some unusual problems in him. This is mainly that of loss of memory. And he gets lost in the way - there are incidents that he forgets for what reason he had started off from home and also he forgets things that he used to keep at the same place all the time. ...
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