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Welcome To Our eNewsletter ~ May 2017 Vol III

About Alzstore

We have designed the shopping experience of our store to make it easier for the Alzheimer's & dementia communities to find the products they need for their patients and loved ones.

You can choose to shop either by Stages (Early, Middle, Late), by Category, or Browse our entire store.

Caregiver Tips

* How To Approch A Person With Dementia

1. Approach from the front: This will help loved ones with dementia be aware that you are coming. Approaching from the back can produce anxiety.

2. Walk slowly: Allow time for loved ones with dementia to take in that you are approaching.

3. Stand to their sides: This is a supportive stance, whereas standing right in front of them may feel confrontational.

4. Call them by name: Use their names just to get their attention. As dementia progresses they may respond best to their first names, because they often remember them the best.

5. Crouch low: Crouching down if they are seated or lying down helps them feel less threatened.

6. Offer your hand: Their responses to this gesture will give you an idea of whether they would welcome further touch such as hugs.

This Week's Blog:

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Support Groups

Support groups are regularly scheduled, free gatherings of persons who are providing care for persons with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder. The primary purpose of these groups is to provide education and knowledge about the disease and caregiver skills. Groups remind caregivers they are not alone, give them a chance to say what they are feeling in a supportive environment, learn new strategies and resources in the community and foster support networks.

Columbus, GA:

May 15th 10:00-11:00 am

DETAILS HERE

Lake Lure, NC:

May 16th 6:30-8:00 pm

DETAILS HERE

Blair, NE:

May 17th 6:00-8:00 pm

DETAILS HERE

Centre, AL

May 18th 3:00-4:00 pm

DETAILS HERE

Sarasota, FL

May 19th 1:00-3:00 pm

DETAILS HERE

Clinical Trials

Search for clinical trials and studies related to Alzheimer's, other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, and caregiving at the National Institute on Aging. DETAILS HERE

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Trending In The News

STAT: Every day, Alzheimer’s disease forces women to make hard, life-altering choices about their careers, relationships, and finances. Christell and Shari Anderson are two of them. In 2004, Christell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, which slowly stole away her life as she knew it. In 2015, her daughter, Shari, left behind a house, a sales job at a major hotel chain, and a volunteer position with her local chamber of commerce in Shreveport, La., to move to Wichita, Kan., to care for her mother. Christell can no longer speak or walk, and requires round-the-clock care.

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Health Day News: A study of nearly 100,000 people overturns the notion that being thin somehow raises a person's odds for Alzheimer's disease. Instead, the Danish research suggests, people with early stage Alzheimer's disease can have less appetite and lose weight. So, it's the illness that may be causing the thinness, not the other way around.

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Harvard Gazette: Sixth in an occasional series on how Harvard researchers are tackling the problematic issues of aging. What if the bad-boy protein of Alzheimer’s disease — amyloid beta — isn’t so bad after all? Harvard researchers found themselves asking that question several years ago after noticing remarkable similarities between amyloid beta, thought to be a major player in the disease’s progression, and proteins active in the body’s immune system.

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Medical Xpress: Lori La Bey, founder of a Minnesota-based organization called Alzheimer’s Speaks, maintains an online community in which patients and their caregivers “meet” and discuss common challenges. Now she plans to bring them and others together on a weeklong Eastern Caribbean cruise in November. The Dementia Friendly Symposium & Cruise will feature chats in which Alzheimer’s patients discuss how they live with the disease and what strategies they use to focus on what they want to do rather than on what they can no longer do.

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NewsMax: A new American study has found that seniors with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias could benefit from listening to personalized music playlists to help them cope with the anxiety of living with their condition. The results are from the first national study to look at the effect of an individualized music program called MUSIC & MEMORY in nursing homes with patients with dementia.

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Poetry

May's Spring Days~FamilyFriendsPoems

Over the distant mountains morning breeze blows
Humming through robust beech birch and oak trees
Evergreen pines whistle to the tune of nippy breeze
Group of songbirds sing delightful springtime Songs

Twirling flossy clouds dance graceful waltzes
Mountain range beneath has got rich pastures
Cows graze fresh grass in lavish green Meadows
Chiming cowbells from mornings to evenings

Sunlight glistens after early morning showers
Pearls like dewdrops fastened to lilac flowers
Beautiful Little lilacs flourish in heavy Clusters
Spreading honey scented appealing fragrances

May's spring days are refreshing and sunny
Trees have new leaves flowers rapidly bloom
When cool breeze blows through the garden
Young maple leaves rustle and pansies dangle

New Product On The Block

Item #2111

Music Duo

The Alzheimer's Store has put together a fabulous goodie of both the Simple Music Player in Red and Classic Oldies Songs Playlist 1.

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My mother absolutely loves her music box as she calls it. We loaded it with her favorite songs and a couple sermons.

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Customer: H. Mallory III