THE BRAIN

HOW THE BRAIN WORKS:
Web page: https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimers/brain_tour

Web page: https://www.mayoclinic.org/brain/sls-20077047

Website: https://www.brainfacts.org/

THE NEURONS
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=6qS83wD29PY

BRAIN PLASTICITY or NEUROPLASTICITY
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNHBMFCzznE
Web page: https://theconversation.com/what-is-brain-plasticity-and-why-is-it-so-important-55967

MEMORY
Web page: https://www.wired.com/story/your-brain-is-memories/

DEMENTIA

WHO GUIDELINES- Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia:
https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/312180/9789241550543-eng.pdf?ua=1

NORMAL AGEING v DEMENTIA: https://memory.ucsf.edu/symptoms/healthy-aging

THE BENEFIT OF AN EARLY DIAGNOSIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qpg0s349Ig

ONLINE COMMUNITY & STORIES:
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/dementia-talking-point-our-online-community
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/family/2014/03/dementia_and_aging_diary_of_a_sufferer_of_microvascular_disease.html

COGNITIVE RESERVE & COGNITIVE HEALTH
Video: https://vimeo.com/164628973

Video: https://vimeo.com/164741969

Video: https://vimeo.com/164740216

Article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/11/151118131016.htm
Brain training article: https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/could-brain-training-prevent-dementia

PREVENTION
Article: https://www.thelancet.com/commissions/dementia2020

Facebook page- MOOC course: https://www.facebook.com/PreventingDementia

 

YOUNG ONSET DEMENTIA

Web page: https://yod.dementia.org.au/

                  https://www.scie.org.uk/dementia/symptoms/young-onset/diagnosis-and-early-stages.asp

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjgBnx1jVIU

Webstie: https://www.alzforum.org/
               https://www.alz.co.uk/research/world-report-2014
Booklet: https://www.dementia.org.au/sites/default/files/VIC/documents/Engage-Enable-Empower.pdf
Website for people living with dementia: https://livingwellwithdementia.org.au/
Summary booklet: https://www.dementia.org.au/sites/default/files/VIC/documents/Engage-enable-empower-report.pdf

 

ADVANCED DEMENTIA & END OF LIFE CARE:

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/help-dementia-care/end-life-care

https://www.caresearch.com.au/caresearch/portals/0/documents/whatispalliativecare/nationalprogram/localPCgrants/Utas-Dementia-and-Dying-Book.pdf

https://www.stchristophers.org.uk/leaflet/caring-for-someone-with-advanced-dementia

http://www.uws.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/7100/Dementia_Booklet_Final2011_PDFfor_web.pdf

http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/IHF-G-Doc-Fac-Dis-Fut-EOLC-PWD.pdf

Ethical decision making: http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Final-Guidance-Document-6-Ethics.pdf

Medication & Dementia- palliative: http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Final-Guidance-Document-7-Medication.pdf

Management of Hydration & Nutrition: http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Final-Guidance-Document-3-Loss-Grief.pdf

Pain assessment and management: http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Final-Guidance-Document-3-Loss-Grief.pdf

Loss & Grief: http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Final-Guidance-Document-3-Loss-Grief.pdf

The use of dolls in Dementia care: https://dementia.com.au/resources/library/care-support-guides/the-use-of-dolls-in-dementia-care.html

ADVANCE CARE PLANNING:
http://hospicefoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Final-Guidance-Document-2-ACP-AHD.pdf

TAKING PART IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH

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