Dementia

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This week on Helping Hand, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes back the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter and Director of Development Steve Tam.

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Dementia is a thief of all the wonderful joys of life kept in our memories. Next time on The Body Show, the second part of Dr. Kozak's discussion of what to do when our memories fail. She will discuss when to know when someone you love needs a care home or extra assistance.

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Memory loss can steal the very precious pictures we have in our minds about our family, friends, and the major events of our lives. Next time on The Body Show, the first of a two part series on memory loss, how to prevent it, and what to do when someone you love is suffering from dementia.

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  The brain loves company. And even if someone has dementia, they still need engage and interact with their loved ones. Next time on the Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak concludes her two part series on dementia. She will talk with an expert on how local facilities are prepared to help with the anticipated increase in people diagnosed with this memory loss condition.

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  Memory loss. One in eight people over the age of 65 has Alzheimer's Disease. For those over 85, nearly half are affected by this increasingly common disorder. What kind of toll does this take on those who are diagnosed, and there loved ones? Next time on The Body Show, the first of a two-part series on memory loss and dementia.