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I Recently Started Using Lions Mane Tincture Drops For Stress And Anxiety. Is Anyone Familiar With This For Alzheimer's/dementia?
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I came across videos on YouTube about medicinal mushrooms. Lions Mane mushrooms are said to have nutrients that regrow brain and nerve cells. They are supposed to help with stress, anxiety, focus and… read more

I Heard About This New ALZ Vaccine. What Is This All About?
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What is it all about ? is it for our family members to cure them or is it for us the family members who could get it and have the genes predisposed to getting it and should I ask about getting it when it goes to human trials?

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@A myALZteam Member....there is familial Alz and also a specific gene folks can be tested for,,,.,these both make heredity possible in some cases.

I Have Early Onset Alzheimers. Are There Any Foods That Can Help, And Are There Any That Makes It Worse?
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Read about KETO diet, there are claims it helps to fight Alzheimer's. It boils down to not eating carbs and instead eat all the protein you can get.

Has Anyone Heard Of The 21 Day Memory Repair Protocol Diet? If So, Has Anyone Tried It?
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Supposedly, it gets rid of all sugar in your diet in an effort to get ketones working in the brain again. I wanted to try it, but thought it might be a scam.

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I was on Keto diet myself- lost 22 pounds, but Barry loves sweets and eats several bowls of cereal for his multiple breakfasts which he fixes- was having 2 eggs with marg & jam (better) but think he's… read more

Is Everyone Following A Mediterranean Diet, As Much As Possible?
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ALL of us -- (Caregivers + our Loved Ones) -- can benefit from these articles!

From the first, very easy-to-read article
"Strict adherence to a Mediterranean diet was associated with an 11 percent reduction in all dementias among older adults. The association was even stronger when only Alzheimer's disease was considered, with strict adherence to a Mediterranean diet being associated with a 27 percent reduced risk of Alzheimer's."
That's huge. (Please click on "read more")
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Scientists reveal diet plan that may lower Alzheimer's risk by 27%
Scientists reveal diet plan that may lower Alzheimer's risk by 27%
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Salads are fabulous at Aldi. $3 and you get about four choices!

Do You Offer Group Therapy For Family Members
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I am looking for support on how to deal with a family member with dementia and also take care of myself I am neglecting my own health to help my dad I feel week and alone I need help

Caregiving and Disease Management for Alzheimer’s Disease Read Article...
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I feel for you. That is exactly the path I have been walking. I’ve moved my mom into a nice facility but I feel like I need to be there every day after work until she goes to bed. I was not getting… read more

What Do You Do When You're Spouse With Alzheimer's Start Walking Down The Road And Pushing You Around?
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This is such a hard thing, I feel for you! Please remember SAFETY FIRST, for you AND your loved one! One thing I did initially for mom was get her an ID bracelet in case she “escaped!” Her name and… read more

Memory Care
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99 year old Aunt, no medications, uses a walker was admitted to memory care after 2 nieces visited, did not follow dr directions of staying in familiar places like her home. After they left she was not the same, could not be home alone. Entered Memory Care Facility and they offer Physicians Services rather than Primary Care physician. Which is better? The aides are not making sure she is drinking water, getting exercise, changing underpants or out clothing. She mostly just sits there because… read more

What Causes Alzheimer’s? Read Article...
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I was thinking about reporting that to management and will do that. Am also talking to my Primary Care and getting her opinion as she visited my Mom once a month at a nursing home which had no… read more

Is Dementia/Alzheimer's Hereditary? Should I Get Checked For Alzheimer's? Is There A Way To Get An Early Diagnosis?
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My mother has Dementia and my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's last summer. Is there a way to find out if I have early stage Dementia/Alzheimer's?

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My husband also 2014 but he lived till Dec 27,2023 at age 87 he also was on Aricept

How Often Do You Insist On Changing Your Loved Ones Diaper?
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Normally, I have changed my Mom every time she does anything at all in her diaper, provided I am in the room with her and know. Otherwise, I check on the diaper situation at reasonable intervals. Lately she sometimes just flat out resists and gets disgusted at having to be bothered with getting changed often. This must be because it is definitely painful for her to need to be rolled/helped from side to side
Now she will give the silly excuses such as, "It's just gonna happen again.", or… read more

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Nicolee
Thank you for your post. I admire your strong commitment to prayer even in the face of such caregiving responsibilities. Thank you for your input too
I am trying to lighten up a bit… read more