Grace Johnson, Author at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center

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How Can Caregivers Handle Dementia and Hallucinations

Hallucinations are a common symptom of dementia., It can be frightening for those who experience them and can be especially challenging for caregivers. However, at Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Dementia and Driving: Guide to a Tough Conversation

Is it time for your loved one with dementia to stop driving? At some point, you will need to have that important conversation on dementia and driving safety with your loved one. While these conversations

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Handling Dementia and Anger: How to Properly Respond to Aggression

While bouts of aggression, anger, and dementia are known to coincide, knowing isn't even half of the battle. Juggling dementia and anger can be emotionally and physically challenging, especially when

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Dementia and Loneliness: How to Leave Loneliness Alone?

While spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner, many older adults suffering from dementia and loneliness may not share the same sunny disposition. In fact, dementia and loneliness are

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Myths About Dementia

Most Common Myth There is no point in obtaining or facing the diagnosis. This is a huge mistake. It affects the overall experience of diagnosed and caregiver. Getting the diagnosis allows for:

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