Tag Archives: Dementia

Painful Memories of 9/11/2001

  I remember my husband yelled out in confusion from my daughter’s room, as he was getting our 3 year-old daughter ready to be dropped off at school. I ran out of the bathroom, panicking, and dashed to the room. … Continue reading

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The Case About Zika Virus and Caregiving

  The buzz about home acquired Zika Virus in the United States through mosquitoes so far is 6, while travel-associated cases as of today is 1,955, while one person acquired the virus in the laboratory. The total number of the … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Easter and Passover

                             Easter is the most important and oldest festival of the Christian Church, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ (in the Western Church< which occurs between March … Continue reading

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Intergenerational Racism “Developmental theory and research suggest that racism is transmitted from one generation to the next. Research also suggests that prejudice dispositions such as Right-Wing Authoritarianism (RWA) and Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) are transmitted across generations.” (Duriez & Soenens, … Continue reading

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SAFETY FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

Education and Care Safeproofing Your Surroundings Turning a home into one that is dementia-friendly can help minimize accidents and maximize well-being. It can also give peace of mind and reduce stress for at-home and long-distance caregivers. Act before a crisis. … Continue reading

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                                                                                                                                                  What is Systemic Lupus (SLE) May is Lupus Awareness month in the United States. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that produces antibodies to cells within the body leading to a widespread inflammation and tissue damage (CDC, 2014). The … Continue reading

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SENIOR CITIZEN TEXTING CODE    ATD – At The Doctors BFF – Best Friend Fell BYOT – Bring Your Own Teeth FWIN – Forgot Where I Was GGPBL – Gotta Go Pacemaker Battery Low GHA – Got Heartburn Again IMHO … Continue reading

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