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Doing it for Dad

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Taking charge of my father's life now that he has dementiaWhen my husband and I arrive at the care home, Dad is sitting, holding the hand of a carer I've never met, a fake Stetson casually strung around his throat. I had been nervous, worried that he might not recognise...
Doing it for Dad

Movie Helping Show How Music Can Help Dementia Patients Held Up... By The Difficulty In Licensing The Music

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My grandfather passed away at 96-years-old just last year. While he remained "with it" for quite some time, in the last few years of his life, he suffered from pretty serious dementia. So, a few months ago, when I saw this somewhat viral video of a dementia patient in a...
Movie Helping Show How Music Can Help Dementia Patients Held Up... By The Difficulty In Licensing The Music

"those who were fat around the middle at age 40 were more likely to succumb to dementia in their 70s" http://j.mp/cQoI1g

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Louise, you don't know the half of online cruelty | Catherine Bennett

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Ms Mensch should be applauded for highlighting Twitter abuse, but internet hatred goes far beyond sexismGiven the vast numbers of people who are still, reportedly, unacquainted with all aspects of the fast developing world of social media, one or two definitions may be necessary. Twitter, for example, is a popular...
Louise, you don't know the half of online cruelty | Catherine Bennett

Dead Space 2: Dementia Trailer ( Yeni video ) - Playstation 3 - ParsGamer

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Dead Space 2: Dementia Trailer ( Yeni video ) - Playstation 3 - ParsGamer
Brain brew: can coffee stave off maladies of the mind?

Dan Brown: Video Games Lead To Violence

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You'll of course remember Dan Brown as the author of The Da Vinci Code, a book based on a poorly researched work of non-fiction largely built on the fraudelant claims of anti-semite Pierre Plantard. I mention this only to remind anyone who forgot that you couldn't ride a bus, a...
Dan Brown: Video Games Lead To Violence

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"those who were fat around the middle at age 40 were more likely to succumb to dementia in their 70s" http://j.mp/cQoI1g

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"those who were fat around the middle at age 40 were more likely to succumb to dementia in their 70s" http://j.mp/cQoI1g

Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

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Planning ahead for a family member with a disability, mental illness or dementia can be daunting. That's where the Cairn Trust comes inName Cairn Trust ManagementFounders Nicola Smith and Sophie DobsonCompany started April 2010Number of employees 2Based GlasgowWhat's the big idea?Helping people set up a trust during their lifetime or...
Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

VIDEO: Alzheimer's patients tracked

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A council in London is trying out a new way of helping people with dementia....
VIDEO: Alzheimer's patients tracked

BBC News - Diets may determine dementia risk

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BBC News - Diets may determine dementia risk

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fuck yeah dementia!!1!
Film review: 'Robot & Frank'

Excessive Iron Concentrations Lead to Neurodegenerative Dementias

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University of Melbourne scientists, in Australia, say that excessive iron concentrations in the human brain may represent one of the main causes of neurodegenerative forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. This study is critical because the conditions are incurable. The thing about these for... (read more)...
Excessive Iron Concentrations Lead to Neurodegenerative Dementias

Dementia - The Warrior Within (Music Video)

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Dementia - The Warrior Within (Music Video)

Could Mars voyage cause Alzheimer's in astronauts?

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A new risk to long-distance astronauts has emerged from research into space radiation exposure resulting in symptoms of dementia, study suggests. [Read more]...
Could Mars voyage cause Alzheimer's in astronauts?

I liked a YouTube video -- Dementia - The Warrior Within (Music Video) http://youtu.be/5sjDoG9bKyA?a

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I liked a YouTube video -- Dementia - The Warrior Within (Music Video) http://youtu.be/5sjDoG9bKyA?a

The Attys: new digital poetry prize to be judged by Margaret Atwood

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Canadian-based social reading site, Wattpad, invites entries for its competition, designed as an opportunity 'for poets to share their work and for audiences to discover the genre'There's the Forward prizes for poetry, the prestigious TS Eliot award, and now the Attys, a new trophy for online verse named after the...
The Attys: new digital poetry prize to be judged by Margaret Atwood

Doing it for Dad

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Taking charge of my father's life now that he has dementiaLooking after someone with advanced dementia is tough. They're unpredictable, sometimes aggressive and need help to get dressed, eat and go to the toilet. Their charm has often been scoured away, aside from the odd glimmer, and they are a...
Doing it for Dad

These Boots Are Made for Tracking: GPS Technology Comes to Shoes

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A shoe that blends wearable comfort with GPS technology has made its way to the market. The tech-enhanced footwear is aimed at those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia whose caretakers may want to monitor their whereabouts. The GPS shoes have a tracking device implanted in the right sole, with...
These Boots Are Made for Tracking: GPS Technology Comes to Shoes

7 stories to read this weekend

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Welcome to yet another edition of weekend reader. I know most are burnt out from the madness around CES, but here are some stories to refresh your brain. 13 design trends for 2013: Nice piece by Gannon Burgett, who shares some of the new design trends we will see more...
7 stories to read this weekend
Here's tech that can diagnose Alzheimer's 3-4 years before first symptoms occur

Facebook Set To Launch Its Own Version Of Snapchat

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Discreet social sexting is about to get even easier. Facebook is developing a photo app similar to Snapchat, the year-old start-up that puts a 10-second time limit on the visibility of a photo or video. AllThingsD is reporting that Facebook's version is expected to launch before the end of...
Facebook Set To Launch Its Own Version Of Snapchat

GPS shoes can help track people with Alzheimer's (video)

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SmartPlanet's Sumi Das looks at new shoes from Aetrex that could help caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia find them if they wander off. [Read more]...
GPS shoes can help track people with Alzheimer's (video)

"those who were fat around the middle at age 40 were more likely to succumb to dementia in their 70s" http://j.mp/cQoI1g

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"those who were fat around the middle at age 40 were more likely to succumb to dementia in their 70s" http://j.mp/cQoI1g
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