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MarkStolowProinALZCareJuly 12th

We know and it is proven that regular exercise is not only good for your body but good for the brain that is housed in it. Stay active, keep moving, keep your brain/body happy and healthy. We can contribute to protecting our brains from degeneration....

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ted.com

The brain-changing benefits of exercise

What's the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. Get inspired to go to the gym as Suzuki discusses the science of how working out boosts your mood and memory -- and protects your brain against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

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MarkStolowProinALZCareJune 28th

An excellent report out of Ontario about a framework for caregiver support in Alzheimer care. "Caregivers

noted that peer-based models are very helpful for

self-navigation either on an individual or group basis." ...

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EleanorSilverbergProinALZCareJune 26th

Read the article and view the video to find out more about the butterfly treatment, a loving model transforming long term care - a pilot project at Malton Village in Peel, part of the Greater Toronto Area. I toured the home when it was just getting ...

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projects.thestar.com

The Fix: Dementia program in Peel 'should spread like wildfire'

One Peel nursing home transformed its dementia unit. The most dangerous story we can tell is how simple it was to change.

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DonnaThomsonProinALZCareJune 23rd

This is the most beautiful story of reciprocity and kindness. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-june-24-2018-1.4707857/he-was-a-young-refugee-she-was-a-widowed-mother-their-unlikely-friendship-has-come-full-circle-1.4716534

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cbc.ca

He was a young refugee. She was a widowed mother. Their unlikely friendship has come full circle. | CBC Radio

Placide Rubabaza fled war-torn Burundi in 1994 at the age of 19. He landed - terrified and alone - at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. Teacher, mother and refugee activist Patricia Anzovino took him under her wing. Today, Placide is a doctor and Patricia has dementia. And the connection is as strong as ever.

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jacqueline12joacinALZCareJune 1st

Ma soeur Monique a déménagé dans une nouvelle résidence familiale, spacieuse, le personnel est très gentil et dévoué. Wow tout un changement avec l'hôpital. Elle s'est faite des amis, sort le chien, dort bien. Et n'appelle presque plus ...

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angelwinALZCareMay 17th

My own caregiving experiences led me to become a nurse, and now, to be become a nurse researcher to conduct research to improve the lives of caregivers. Please share with anyone who may be interested in participating. Thank you so much!

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