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Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment: What Can We Really Do?

Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment:

What Can We Really Do?

Margaret Manning with SixtyandMe.com has put another great video together.

For Information and Resources

on Dementia and Caregiving

Check Out Our Website Below

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Wonderful Training Film For Dementia – Cathy Greenblat and Her Team Hit Another Home Run!

My Friend and Colleague

Cathy Greenblat & Her Team

Hit Another Home run!

“It Takes A Community”

If you are looking for a great example of person centered care,

you have found it with Cathy’s film series.

It Takes A Community, was filmed at Arcare Helensvale, in Queensland, Australia is one of a series of short films directed by Corinne Maunder of Fire Films that presents a fresh perspective on aged care.  This moving film looks at Arcare Helensvale’s unique relationship-centred approach to celebrating and supporting old age.  Strategy and Innovation Manager, Daniella Greenwood examples their philosophy and you to I’m sure will be touched at a heart level when she speaks as I was. Soo Borson, MD, Geriatric Psychiatrist and Dementia Specialist  also discussing the two major parts to Arcares success.

If you missed the the first film in the series, ‘Finding the Why: Enabling Active Participation in Life in Aged Care’, produced with Sociologist/Photographer Professor Cathy Greenblat, was created earlier in 2014. This film features the work of Colin McDonnell, Care Service Manager of Starrett Lodge of the Uniting Aged Care Organization.

Together, these films and more, will form part of Cathy’s upcoming project, ‘Side by Side: Love and Joy in Long Term Dementia Care‘. This project aims to highlight some of the major steps forward in long term residential dementia care, in selected aged care communities around the world, that are actively choosing to approach aged care in a forward-thinking and inspirational manner to empower residents.  Everyone deserves to live an enabled life, no matter what their circumstances.  It is up to all of us to actively participate in in a positive fashion, not only our own life but the lives of others.

For more information on Side by Side, please contact Cathy Grennblat via her website, Love Loss And Laughter.

For An Excellent Article Click Below

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For information about collaborating with Corinne on a filmmaking project of your own, please visit the Fire Films.

Click here for more information about Arcare.

Click here for more information about Starrett Lodge.

For Additional Resources

on Dementia and Caregiving

Check Out Alzheimer’s Speaks Website Below

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We invite you to join us for our

4th Annual Spring Conference and Luncheon

 “Understanding Mild Cognitive Impairment

&

Establishing Community Support”

 Thursday, May 29, 2014

Noon – 4:30 p.m.

$40 – Includes Lunch

Certificate of Attendance Available

 Register Here

For More Information on Alzheimer’s , other Dementias and Caregiving

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Check out the article wrote on Memory Cafe’s called

“Making Memories at Memory Cafe’s.”

For More Resources Check Out Alzheimer’s Speaks

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Learn How Hospitals Are Improving Dementia Care

New Initiative Launched In Florida

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio goes live today at 11am EST, 10am CST, 8am PST, 4pm London time.

All shows are archived for your listening pleasure.

Wristband Gary LeBlanc

Our first guests on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will be Gary LeBlanc with Common Sense Caregiving and Margaret Doerr, Chief Nursing Executive for Brooksville Regional Hospital.   I’m very excited to hear about the new wristband pilot project for Dementia patients when hospitalized.  This is going to be so helpful on so many levels.

Website for the Wristband Project

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For more resource on Dementia check out Alzheimer’s Speaks Website

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