Video Respite for Alzheimer's

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The Video Respite series provides you with a video tool to improve the quality of life for the person or the people in your care while providing you with a way to improve your own quality of life by providing a respite from the challenges of caring.

Can Turmeric Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

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Turmeric has been used as a spice and a medicine for millennia. It is one of the main ingredients  in Indian curry, and is a major component in the traditional Chinese and Indian medicine systems. Turmeric has been called a super food and a super spice. Now we have evidence that turmeric can protect us against Alzheimer's and certain other brain disorders.

Can We Remember Lost Memories

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Neuroscientists are finding experimental evidence that we may be able to remember lost memories. In a study at MIT, mice were made to forget a certain task by the introduction of a toxic protein used mimics Alzheimer's disease in experimental subjects. By then putting the mice into a sensory-rich environment the mice regained the ability to complete the forgotten task. The stimulation rewired the brain to remember the lost memory!

Hogewey Dementia Village | The Future of Dementia Care?

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Hogewey, located in the Netherlands, is the only care facility of it's kind in the world and is home to over 150 people with severe dementia.  Started by 2 nurses who feared having to put their own parents in a traditional nursing home, 'Dementia Village' is a place where residents live a seemingly normal life, but are actually being watched by caregivers at all times. Residents are free to roam around, visiting shops, getting their hair done or being active in one of the 25 clubs available at Hogewey.

Hope On The Horizon

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Some of the latest developments in dementia research, care practices, and treatment.