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Every Minute Counts and Every Person Counts

Maybe I've been watching too much news lately, but recently it seems that most discussions boil down to a far too simplistic view of any given issue. And so it was with the PBS documentary which aired last night: Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts.

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The Cost of Caregiving

Many caregivers are shocked at the stunning cost of caring for someone living with dementia. As with many aspects of dementia, it is vital for those diagnosed with the disease to talk to their families about their wishes.

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Three Gifts Grandparents Bring to the Family

During this holiday week I have the privilege of spending time with my grandchildren. I am grateful beyond measure to have, from my two children, seven little grands to love.

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Caregiving Around the Holidays

Since my beloved mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2012, my family holiday celebrations are different than before—and that's OK.

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A Dementia-Friendly America

Increasingly we are hearing the term “dementia-friendly community.” What does that mean?

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