Alzheimer's blog

  1. September 18, 2012

    You can help change the stigma of Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde Alzheimer's is an epidemic. Help change the stigma of Alzheimer's and join the fight against the disease. 25 comments
  2. August 31, 2012

    Antipsychotics overused in people with Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde Compassionate care, not drugs, should be emphasized in treating those with Alzheimer's. 52 comments
  3. August 4, 2012

    Unmet needs and the social environment

    By Angela Lunde Caregivers, family and friends must be mindful of the social needs of people with dementia. 36 comments
  4. July 24, 2012

    Unmet needs and negative behaviors

    By Angela Lunde To prevent and manage negative behaviors in loved ones with dementia, be attentive to unmet needs. 50 comments
  5. July 10, 2012

    Negative behaviors may signal unmet needs

    By Angela Lunde One of the best things we can do for a person with dementia is to view behaviors as neither good nor bad, but as signs of unmet needs. 59 comments
  6. June 26, 2012

    Myths, misconceptions interfere with Alzheimer's diagnosis, care

    By Angela Lunde Stereotypes and stigma associated with Alzheimer's need to be addressed so compassionate care can advance. 20 comments
  7. June 12, 2012

    Jargon causes confusion in Alzheimer's diagnosis

    By Angela Lunde Timely and accurate diagnosis key component of effectively addressing Alzheimer's. 25 comments
  8. May 30, 2012

    Human connectedness is a lifeline for Alzheimer's caregivers

    By Angela Lunde Caregivers find much to learn about their life-changing experience at Mayo Clinic's HABIT program. 30 comments
  9. May 15, 2012

    Life's best lessons often emerge during caregiving role

    By Angela Lunde When mom gets Alzheimer's, it changes a child's role. And often life's greatest lessons can be learned as one grows into the role of caregiver. 35 comments
  10. May 1, 2012

    Use worry time to address concerns, make caregiving easier

    By Angela Lunde Rather than worrying all the time, caregivers should try using a set period for it. Doing so will lessen the burden on you in the routine of caregiving. 26 comments
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