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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 17, 2021

What Doctor Diagnoses Dementia?

When the early symptoms of dementia arise, knowing which doctor to see may not be as clear. In fact, several different types of practitioners may get involved before reaching a diagnosis. Find out which doctor makes a dementia diagnosis.

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Use the Prompting Technique With Loved Ones With Dementia

A technique known as prompting can help foster a more successful partnership with your loved one with dementia. It can also help you and your loved one communicate better and work together more smoothly.

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7 Common Misconceptions about Alzheimer’s Disease

If you or a loved one has recently received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, or you are noticing symptoms and suspect Alzheimer’s or dementia may be the cause, this list of common misconceptions may help you better understand the disease.

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How to Include People With Dementia in Family Celebrations

While it’s wonderful to go out of your way to include a grandparent with a dementia diagnosis in the lives of your kids, it’s important to go about it in an intelligent way.

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Dementia and Friendships: 4 Tips for Maintaining a Relationship

A person living with dementia is still your friend. They're the same person you’ve shared laughs and experiences with. Now that they have a dementia diagnosis you might hear them repeat a story, or forget a detail, and it might be harder for them to focus in certain situations, but you can still enjoy spending time with them.

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