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Dementia diagnosis, how to uphold the dignity of the patient. | downtown-houston

January 13, 2013


Anyone who has had a serious medical condition knows that getting medical care can seem dehumanizing.  According to Webster’s dictionary dignity is defined as “the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect”. It is important that members of the medical community, caregivers and family members work to uphold the dignity of the person with […]

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease | National Institute on Aging

September 10, 2012


  Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging This comprehensive, 104-page handbook offers easy-to-understand information and advice for at-home caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. It addresses all aspects of care, from bathing and eating to visiting the doctor and getting respite care. via Caring for […]

State of Texas Legal Planning: Questions and Answers

May 27, 2012


The State of Texas posts this information in relation to Alzheimer’s Disease but I post it for your use as you see fit.  I do recommend using an attorney that understands the issues that are particular to you and links are posted below. via Legal Planning: Questions and Answers. Legal Planning: Questions and Answers Why is advance planning […]

Alzheimer’s Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories

May 18, 2012


Great story from NPR on Alzheimer’s and storytelling therapy. Alzheimer’s Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories : Shots – Health Blog : NPR. You may also be interested in another blog entry about Alzheimer’s and story telling. If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia know that there are resources to help you. […]