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Happy birthday
Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 by MissBert
Today would have been my dad's 69th birthday. I hope wherever he is, he's happy."Had a Dad" Alzheimer's Blog c Gevera Bert Piedmont i Thank you for visiting Read More
Terry Pratchett and assisted suicide
Sunday, August 2nd, 2009 by MissBert
Terry Pratchett, a British fantasy author and one of my favorites, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's just days after my dad died. He has given loads of money to research and been extremely outspoken with what is happening to him. Now he says he wants to die in his garden, ... Read More
Diabetes Camp
Saturday, July 11th, 2009 by type1parentcom
Diabetes camp was a fantastic experience for us allowing our son to have a normal camp experience while being inspired by others with Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Can omega-3 help brain injury recovery?
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
Weve all heard the anecdotal and clinical reports of omega-3 supplements helping brain functioning, especially memory, in people without a traumatic brain injury. But does it do any good to take these supplements after a brain injury Has any research been done Is there ... Read More
How to set rehabilitation goals
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
Lets say you want to lose weight. You know that you are more likely to actually lose that weight if you set a specific goal, right You will feel good about yourself when you see small progressions toward your goal and you will be less likely to fail because you dont wan... Read More
What you might have forgotten about amnesia
Thursday, June 4th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
Here are two statements about amnesia. Are they true or false 1. People with amnesia for events before the injury usually have trouble learning new things too. True or False 2. People usually have more trouble remembering things that happen after an injury than remember... Read More
Categorizing is good cognitive rehab
Monday, May 11th, 2009 by Marie Rowland
Imagine you are holding a coffee cup. How do you describe it It something found in our kitchen. It is a piece of dishware. It holds hot drinks. It is unusual because it doesnt match our everyday set. It was given to us by a colleague from work. We define this coffee cup... Read More
'Duty to manage' asbestos is law
Saturday, April 18th, 2009 by aminhepa
The new duty to manage asbestos in workplace buildings became law on 21st May 2004. Among other things, it requires anyone with responsibility for maintenance or repair of workplace buildings to find out if there is asbestos in the premises, its amount and what conditio... Read More
Thursday, April 9th, 2009 by aminhepa
MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR MESOTHELIOMAMalignant mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer which occurs in the lining of the lung the pleura or in the abdomen the peritoneum. In very rare cases, mesothelioma can occur in other areas of the body as well. Although science is not ... Read More
How Is Mesothelioma Treated?
Sunday, April 5th, 2009 by aminhepa
Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. However, they may have been been exposed to asbestos dust and fibre in other ways. This could include working with asbestos or by home renovation using asbestos cement produc... Read More
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