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Dementia: Emergency Department Visits & Hospitalizations

For people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, both visits to the emergency department and hospitalizations are common occurrences....

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Antipsychotic Reduction: Key Ideas

As a guest on the JAMDA On-The-Go podcast recently, GuideStar Founder & CEO Steven Posar, MD, shared some key ideas that can help clinical staff in nu...

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Using Photos in Person-Centered Dementia Care

Using Photos in Person-Centered Dementia Care

Families who find they have some extra time around the holidays might enjoy looking into building a special photo album for a family member with demen...

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What is LATE Dementia?

What is LATE Dementia?

Medical researchers recognize that dementia can have one or multiple pathologies that lead to common dementia symptoms. LATE is a common cause of deme...

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Person-Centered Care: Selfhood & Strengths

Dementia care practitioners are aware that person-centered care empowers caregivers to focus on a resident’s strengths leading to improved quality of...

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Dementia: End-of-Life Care

The progression of dementia takes a heavy toll on the person with dementia—and on family and friends as well. Among caregivers, feelings of depression...

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Dementia Care: A Person-Centered Approach to Communication

Dementia Care: A Person-Centered Approach to Communication

Honoring the individual reality experienced by a person living with dementia and building caring relationships are among the core principles of person...

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Mixed Dementias: What an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Doesn’t Explain

Mixed Dementias: What an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Doesn’t Explain

Alzheimer’s disease is widely regarded as the most common diagnosis in dementia. However, what the diagnosis does not explain is the varied individual...

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Reducing Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes: Results of a Peer-Reviewed Study

“Antipsychotic utilization in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) is a major focus of regulatory compliance and a key theme in resident care,” according...

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