Monthly Archives: June 2011

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (EOAD), Part Two

PART TWO: EARLY ONSET ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (EOAD)  Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (EOAD) can develop between the ages of 30 and 40; though it is much more common to see a person diagnosed in their 50’s.  Though not always the case, … Continue reading

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Patient Success Story

When recently asked to give the details of a patient success story, I struggled to decide which patient to use for my example.  We have many successful results with our rehabilitation, but I wanted to use one that could also … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU PICTURE ALZHEIMER’S, Part 1

Who comes to mind when you picture a person suffering from Alzheimer ’s disease?  Is it the 76 year old man that you heard about on the news who had wandered off from home in the middle of the night and has … Continue reading

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The Importance of Communication of Resident Information Between Team Members & Center Staff

PART ONE (IMPORTANCE OF INTRA-COMMUNICATION):   In order to achieve the best possible patient outcomes, there must be good communication between all members of the Healthcare Team.  From a “rehabilitation perspective,” effective communication must begin within the therapy department, then progress … Continue reading

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