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Types of Dementia: Pt. 3

Types of Dementia: Pt. 3

{ Written by Rosemary, RN and host of Real Talk with Nurse Rosemary } Types of Dementia Series, Part Three   Today, I’m continuing my series on the different types of dementia. If you haven’t read by other posts on this topic yet, this is in addition to my other...

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The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls

The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls

The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls A person who is confident in themselves has decreased fall risk. (This is CENTERING to have confidence in other’s abilities and in our own abilities.) As family caregivers, we tend to believe a person’s dementia is further...

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Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal dementia is a common type of dementia. Learn the signs and symptoms of this disease, and why it is often confused with another form of dementia. Additionally, gain insights and tips for caregivers of loved ones with FTD.

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Do You Know These 2 Common Types of Dementia?

Do You Know These 2 Common Types of Dementia?

There are over 400 different types of Dementia. However, as an RN at Oakwood Creative Care, there are approximately 10 types that I see on a regular basis while working with our members. Over the next few blog posts, I’ll cover the basics of those 10 types. Today,...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Pt. 4: Fact vs. Myth

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Pt. 4: Fact vs. Myth

In the past 2 blogs of our “What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain?” series (here and here), we’ve talked about Normal Aging versus Dementia. Hopefully, this has given you enough information to dispel false information and the many myths that often surround aging and...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 2

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the series “What is Healthy Aging of The Brain” on normal aging vs. dementia. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read Part 1 (or it’s been a while) make sure to click here and read that article first.  Dementia is not a specific disease....

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 1

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 1

Most of us are well aware what normal, healthy aging looks like on the outside of our bodies. However, do you know what healthy aging looks like for your brain? (Interesting Fact: your brain’s best years peak at 30!) In my next four blogs that I’m titling “What Is...

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How Online Classes Help Dementia During Quarantine

How Online Classes Help Dementia During Quarantine

The Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine has introduced a new obstacle for those with dementia…boredom! We all need fun and enjoyment in life — but it’s especially essential for those with cognitive decline. Admittedly, being stuck in the house all day every day with your...

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Seniors, Let’s Talk About Sleep!

Seniors, Let’s Talk About Sleep!

It seems to happen overnight. We get to a certain age, and all of a sudden waking up in the morning just doesn’t feel the same. Suddenly, we’re waking up feeling stiff…aching…and not rested at ALL! Sure, we’ve all experienced this at times when we were younger, too....

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