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My Mom Has Stage 5 Alzheimer’s, And Is Always Looking For Her Children. Would a Doll Be Helpful?

As with all questions related to Alzheimer’s – especially at an advanced stage – what works for one patient may not work for another. It’s worth a try, though. All of us – Alzheimer’s patients included – have the basic

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What Kinds of Support Are Available For Someone With Alzheimer’s?

Yes, fortunately, supportĀ isĀ available for an Alzheimer’s patient. After your loved one is diagnosed, one of your first stops should be a website calledwww.alzhope.com. It’s a loving community of families in similar situations. And it will reassure you that you’re not

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Re-Defining Aging: Guess Who Just Turned 72?

On May 24, an American icon turned 72. Can you guess who it is? Let’s drop some hints… *Some say he’s looked 72 since he was 22. * He has a voice that, depending on your taste, is either glorious

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It’s a Dog’s World… Especially for Seniors – Part 1

Hi! I’m Emily, the official “Office Greeter” at The Law Offices of Alice Reiter Feld & Associates. (Although, truth be told, I much prefer the title of “Goodwill Ambassador.”) I carry out my greeting duties with dedication and a warm

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The Only Constant In Life… Is Change

I wish I could have been the one who said it. Alas, I was beaten by about 2,600 years…by a Greek professor named Heraclitus. But, after moving my office from Tamarac to Coral Springs (1829 N. University Drive), I’ve been

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Vet’s Benefit Formulas May Be Changing. And Vets Are Confused!

As I mentioned in my last blog, my Dad was a World War II veteran. He mostly kept his memories to himself. But, on the rare occasions he opened up, he conveyed a sense of trauma and horror that remains

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It’s Taking Too Long For Our Veterans to Get The Benefits They Deserve!

Nothing makes me angrier than to see veterans suffering while the government dithers about their benefits. And my interest is very personal. My Dad, who recently passed away, was a World War II veteran. He didn’t speak very often about

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