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Person with Alzheimer’s Dementia kills peer

Alzheimer’s Disease and many other causes of dementia can lead those who suffer with it to become suspicious and frankly paranoid. There can be changes in the brain leaving sufferers with little or no impulse control. When a person loses control of impulses, … Continue reading

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Wandering away

1. ILLINOIS (Geneva), Geneva Patch, February 21, 2013 Woman With Dementia Reported Missing Near Geneva Returns Home Safely http://geneva.patch.com/articles/women-with-dementia-reported-missing-near-geneva-returns-home-safely A woman with dementia who was reported missing after shopping near Geneva with her husband was found several hours later at … Continue reading

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Death Is Not a Question of If, but When, Where and How

Excerpt from Letter to the Editor published in Clinical Geriatrics. 2012;20 9):8-9 Death Is Not a Question of “If” ….. There is an area, however, that you did not bring up in your review of risks, benefits, and alternatives—death is … Continue reading

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Increasing interactions between those with dementia and the police

The number of people with dementia is increasing exponentially. This is a side effect of the baby boomers aging and age being the biggest risk factor for dementia. It is also due to dementia leading to misinterpretations of events or even frank paranoia … Continue reading

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Seattle Times article on shooting of man with dementia

Originally published September 24, 2012 at 11:30 AM | Page modified September 25, 2012 at 3:45 PM Chief: Police shooting of man with dementia a ‘tragic incident’ The man shot and killed at a South Seattle home late Sunday was … Continue reading

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This is the home of Clinician’s Press

This blog will contain links to articles about those with dementing illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, Vascular Dementia, and Lewy Body Dementia. Maureen C. Nash, M.D.

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