Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are progressive disorders that result in memory loss. These chronic medical conditions generally affect individuals in middle and later life, with millions of individuals being diagnosed worldwide each year. Following a diagnosis, your family may have to make a choice regarding the care of your loved one. For example, will your…

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Together we can Deal with Dementia   In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people living with dementia. Worldwide, the number of people who’s lives have been irrevocably changed by a dementia diagnosis is estimated to be close to 47 million. Indeed, one person every 3 minutes is diagnosed with dementia.    These…

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Dementia is a serious disease that poses a tremendous challenge for the caregiver. Caring for someone diagnosed with a brain disorder, like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or dementia can be daunting. As you will not only be required to ensure your loved one or client is comfortable, but you will also need to have a plan to…

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Grit and Graditude

    Some would say you learn the most about yourself when persevering through adversity. That grit, a term that speaks to strength of character,passion and resilience, as well as an ability to accomplish goals, cannot be affirmed until it is tested. Donna Marie Johnson’s grit was tested when her 43-year-old husband was diagnosed with…

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