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Learn helpful information about living with Alzheimer's disease.

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Learn helpful information about living with Alzheimer's disease.

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Episodes

Alzheimer's Disease: The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor

3/26/2014
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Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs for the BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the top five questions you should ask your doctor regarding your Alzheimer's diagnosis.

Duration:00:02:19

The Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

2/25/2012
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Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist from the BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Duration:00:06:18

Reducing Caregiving Stress

11/16/2011
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Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for the BrightFocus Foundation, talks about coping with caregiver stress.

Duration:00:05:48

The Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress

11/16/2011
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News You Can Use: Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the warning signs for caregiver stress.

Duration:00:04:39

Alzheimer's Disease: Essential Questions to Ask Your Doctor

10/7/2011
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This audio presentation provides information on how you can take an active role in managing your healthcare by having an open conversation with your doctor.

Duration:00:07:02

Alzheimer's Disease: Treatments

9/14/2011
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The 6th leading cause of death in the US, Alzheimer's disease cannot be cured nor can its progression be halted. In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin discusses ways to control the symptoms and manage side effects.

Duration:00:01:45

Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms and Diagnosis

9/14/2011
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Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease during the patient's lifetime is done through mental and behavioral symptoms, a physical examination, and neuropsychological and laboratory tests. In this segment Dr. Eakin discusses screening methods and new options on the horizon

Duration:00:02:09

Alzheimer's Disease: Effects On The Brain

9/14/2011
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Dr. Guy Eakin discusses how Alzheimer's disease effects the brain, and the three stages of the disease, leading up to severe debilitation and death.

Duration:00:02:06

Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview

9/14/2011
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The segment describes the scope of the disease's impact on individuals, families, and the nation. It also outlines what the BrightFocus Foundation is doing to combat this devastating and growing problem.

Duration:00:01:16

Alzheimer's Disease: Research Advancements

9/14/2011
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Dr. Guy Eakin of the BrightFocus Foundation provides a brief overview of Alzheimer's disease research.

Duration:00:01:37

Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiving Tips

9/14/2011
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This segment includes tips for providing care to people suffering from this Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Eakin outlines ways to reduce the burden of the disease, adapting to the constant changes the patient goes through.

Duration:00:01:06