A library can be a center for activity and fellowship in a dementia friendly community

A dementia friendly can be a safe environment for people in the community who have Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.

Dementia Friendly Library

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A library can be an influential and valuable part of creating a community that is supportive to people living with dementia, including care providers.
How Alzheimer's Affects Perception - this optical illusion illustrates how the brain determines what we see

How Alzheimer's Affects Perception

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Our sense organs are an extension of our brain.  It is through these specialized organs that we get information about our surroundings and about ourselves.  But Alzheimer's affects perception in a way that makes understanding the world difficult.

Alzheimer's Cafe

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What a wonderful idea this is!!!  An Alzheimer's Cafe. It' like an extension to or a smaller version of Hogewey Dementia Village. We all like to hang out with others who share our interests and who are "like us". Alzheimer's/Dementia Cafes have been around a while, especially in Europe, as the video indicates; but the more I think about this, the more I excited I get about it.

Stop Calling them Alzheimer's Patient!

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The words we use do, to a great extent, influence the way we think, and the way we think, in turn, affects our actions.
how to talk to someone that has Alzheimer's disease

Communicating with Alzheimer's

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Communicating with Alzheimer's is difficult, but don't stop trying. Even more frustrating for the person with Alzheimer's than the difficulty he is experiencing making his thoughts known to you is the thought that you have given up trying, or don't want to communicate with him.