Save the date…save your brain!

Thursday, October 1, 2015: Save Your Brain- The Fundraiser! We invite Memory Center Charlotte families, along with the larger Charlotte community to learn the latest approach for prevention of Alzheimer’s.  This dinner event supports our Foundation’s mission of education, outreach and treatment.  For ticket information, jcollman@memorycentercharlotte.com    Sponsored by:    

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Perceptions

A young man was referred to us this week and his story and subsequent evaluation and treatment changed my perspective forever. It highlighted that all of us who care for patients with memory challenges should begin with placing ourselves inside the mind of the patient and to help us understand that the world they perceive is not always the…

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Caregiver Quandary #1 – Dementia and Mealtimes

This is the first in a series of blog posts that discuss issues families of patients with dementia find challenging every day. All identifying information has been changed. Recently we met Fred, 74, a retired lawyer, and his wife Carol, a 72-year old former teacher recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia and they are still adjusting to…

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The “Secret To Life” Elixir

Great news! The health food store down the street from you has just come out with an elixir, a potion, which they claim unlocks many of the mysteries of health. The claim… Drink 64 ounces of our “Elixer” every day and you will think more clearly, feel more energetic, lose weight, elminate constipation, reduce urinary urgency,…

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Caregiver Connections Education Series – Mark Your Calendar!

Dear Memory Center Families, You are invited to attend our caregiver education and support series, entitled Caregiver Connections. The family is an integral part of your loved one’s care team and we are excited to bring you vital information that will not only be useful, but empowering. It is our desire at Memory Center Charlotte…

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

2015 has arrived. It’s been a long, challenging 2014 full of ups and downs. Forget the trendy resolutions such as losing 10 pounds and cleaning out the junk drawer- those can be put on the back burner for now. As a caregiver of someone with memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, you have a unique…

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