Via Radiolab's podcast comes a remarkable story of how the Benrath Senior Center in Dusseldorf, Germany, found an alternative solution. The staff there noticed that escaped Alzheimer's patients often head directly to their only exit: Public transportation.
An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia
"For example, one common symptom is the urge to roam, often without warning, which had led most "memory units" and dementia care centers to institute a strict lock-down policy. In one German town, an Alzheimer's care center event set up a fake bus stop to foil wandering residents. At Hogeweyk, the interior of the security perimeter is its own little village—which means that patients can move about as they wish without being in danger."
Six Tips for Dementia and Alzheimer's Care at Home (full article) #Alzheimers #dementia #caregiving http://www.saintelizabeth.com/Health-Info/Health-Resources/Dementia-and-Alzheimers-Disease/Six-Tips-for-Dementia-and-Alzheimer-s-Care-at-Home.aspx
Grandes farmacéuticas implicadas en falsificación de datos en millonario estudio sobre Alzheimer..Las verdaderas razones por las que las grandes compañías invierten recursos en la promoción de fármacos, no es una cuestión de salud sino un negocio que lucra con la vida y los cuerpos de millones de personas en el mundo..
Download Dementia Design Illustrations from Dementia Enabling Environment Project. Developing an enabling environment for a person living with dementia can make a significant difference to independence, quality of life and wellbeing. Great Site
Headaches, including migraines, are reported by patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) but whether the rate is greater than among patients who do not have AD has not been determined. Although there is no established connection between Alzheimer’s and headaches, some researchers have found increased headache prevalence among people who have a particular familial Alzheimer’s disease gene, called PSEN1.
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