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Vascular dementia is caused by decreased blood flow to the brain or strokes. Learn how a stroke in the Left vs Right Brain can change its effects on function and behavior.

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top 10 tips for communicating through alzheimers

Ten tips for communication #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

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Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.

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Hip Fracture Hip fractures are cracks or breaks in the top of the thigh bone (femur) close to the hip joint.

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SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori

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