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Living with Alzheimer’s: Richard Creighton

This site consists of a journal Richard started on January 21, 2011. That was the date on which his wife, Kate, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. It is an account of their lives since that time and includes the symptoms Kate has displayed as well as how they had to adapt. You will also learn about their frustrations and problems.

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Adaptive Wear Clothing

For adults experiencing cognitive, motor, and/or mobility changes, the process of getting dressed and undressed can be stressful, painful, and stigmatizing. That is why at Joe & Bella, we’re dedicated to creating beautiful clothes that are easy and quick to put on and take off. We do not compromise on quality or style. Much the opposite: we’re driven to innovate, informed by research and testing. We’ve brought on the designers of some of the world’s most successful consumer and technical apparel brands to create each of our items.

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Spiritual Eldercare

Spiritual Eldercare offers guidance and free resources to meet the spiritual needs of elders, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Access interactive, dementia-friendly Bible studies, nondenominational worship services, classic sing-along hymns and spirituals, and more to help you walk alongside and bring joy to the souls of elders.

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Doggies for Dementia by Carmen Davailus

Doggies for Dementia Foundation was established in 2018 when founder, Carmen Davailus started photographing families for her book Just See Me: Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia. For three years Carmen followed families and learned even more about their fears, their joys, and how they learn to love while grieving their family members when facing dementia.

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Caregiver Judith Clarke Looks for Laughs Every Day

A blog on looking for laughter when it seems close to impossible. When you live with someone who has dementia in their medical diagnosis, you learn quickly that laughter is absolutely essential for both patient and caregiver. Alzheimer’s disease may be lurking, and though laughter isn’t a cure, it sure does help.

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‘The Cuban’ Movie Summary

An unexpected friendship begins between an elderly Cuban musician with dementia who is brought out of his shell by his care worker, and a disillusioned young pre-med Afghan student named Mina (Ana Golja). Through a shared loved of music, both their lives are changed.

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