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In this blog you will find guest articles and information provided by visitors to the website. Communicating with Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease: One of the most tragic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the worsening ability to communicate. Deterioration of verbal communication is evident as pauses in conversation increase, word substitutions become more prominent, and …

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Common Links

Common Links for the LightBridge Knowledgebase SAFE RETURN® PROGRAM The ABC’s from the National Institute of Health Alzheimer Association Congregate Meals Senior Corps Pet Partners Transportation Information on Hospice Information on Incontinence The Dash Eating Plan Care Support Care support (Page 2) Adult Daycare Assisted Living Federation of America KnowledgeBase Credits

About Dr. Mindy

MINDY KIM-MILLER, MD, PhD Dr. Mindy Kim-Miller, Senior VP of Research and Education, Principal Investigator, completed an MD/PhD Combined Degree Medical Scientist Training Program in order to pursue translational research. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied regulated secretion from neuroendocrine cells, and earned her MD from the …

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Medications for Alzheimer's Disease

ASK DR. MINDY™ MINDY KIM-MILLER, MD, PhD to learn more about Dr. Mindy click here Question: My mother-in-law was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. What medications can she take for it? –Anonymous, IL Answer: While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), there are medications that may slow disease progression and help improve memory …

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Adult Daycare

FOR MORE INFO ON DAY CARE FACILITIES: Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) Website: http://www.n4a.org/about-n4a/?fa=aaa-title-VI Tel: 202-872-0888 National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) Website: www.ncoa.org Tel: (202) 479-6682 ARCH National Respite Network Website http://chtop.org/ARCH.html Tel: 919.490.5577 Eldercare Locator Website: http://www.aoa.gov/naic/elderloc.html orhttp://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Home.aspx Tel: 800.677.1116 FREE Alzheimer’s Association: Adult Day Service Topic Sheet http://www.alz.org/national/documents/topicsheet_adultday.pdf Better Business Bureau Phone Directory

Care Support

FOR MORE INFO ABOUT CAREGIVER SUPPORT SERVICES: Alzheimer’s Association Tel: 800.272.3900 FREE TDD: 866.403.3073 FREE Website: http://www.alz.org/index.asp National Family Caregivers Association Website: http://www.nfcacares.org/ Tel: 800.896.3650 FREE Lotsa Helping Hands (ARCH National Respite Network) Website: http://archrespite.lotsahelpinghands.com/eldercare/home/ Tel: 919.490.5577 Administration on Aging (AoA) Website: http://www.aoa.gov/ Tel: 202.619.0724 National Council on Aging Website: http://www.ncoa.org/ Tel: 202.479.1200 Senior Companions Website: http://www.seniorcorps.gov/about/programs/sc.asp Tel: …

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Care support Part 2

ADDITIONAL CAREGIVER SUPPORT SERVICES: To learn more about these additional caregiver support services: LightBridge Healthcare Research, Inc. http://www.lightbridgehealthcare.com/ Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers Alzheimer’s Disease International (AI) http://www.alz.co.uk/ National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) http://www.nadsa.org/ Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) http://www.alfa.org/alfa/Default.asp

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