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Can Someone With Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Lose Their Speech?

It’s hard to answer this question with a blanket statement, because the disease progresses differently in each patient. There are, of course, some pretty common symptoms, such as memory loss. But some patients experience a wide range of symptoms, while

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Do I Tell Mom She Has Alzheimer’s? And How Do I Tell The Rest Of The Family?

This is a topic that’s been debated for years…and the experts are no help. Some feel that people with Alzheimer’s should be told, and some feel they shouldn’t. Perhaps the best way to decide is to think about your loved

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How Can I Better Understand What My Loved One With Alzheimer’s Is Going Through?

Of course, you’ll never totally understand it, and you’ll never totally be able to feel it…in large part because your loved one will never totally understand it, let alone be able to express her feelings about it. There may be

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My Husband Has Alzheimer’s. How Can I Set Up Our Financial Affairs To Avoid Probate When We Die?

When someone who’s written a will passes on, and he/she owns property in his or her own name, a court process known as probate is generally required to determine who will receive the property. Conversely, if someone dies intestate (without

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Baby Wake Up! Getting Old Without Feeling Old

Author Calvin Hill has released his new book “Staying Fit After 60: Introducing the Exercise for Life Program” to share the health and life-saving benefits of the program he has developed. He puts it bluntly: “This book is telling seniors,

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Valentine’s Day and Alzheimer’s Disease

The day we celebrate love is today, and for our loved ones and clients with Alzheimer’s the simple pleasures can make ideal gifts.  Some ideas and tips: Whatever you do, make it in the moment. Give a gift that gives

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