19th century cranium with caries sicca caused by the gummatous lesions of syphilis. This is an extreme example of tertiary syphilis (neurosyphilis). Pitted lesions erode, heal and scar over many years and infection of the brain and other parts of the body along with advanced dementia would have also occurred.

Syphilitic Cranium A.) with Caries sicca caused by gummatous lesions. This is an extreme example of tertiary syphilis (neurosyphilis). Pitted lesions erode, heal, and scar over many years along with infection of the brain causing advanced dementia.

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Fidget Toys for Kids - Since kids respond in a variety of means to quite a few fidgets, I wished to create an immense collection of fidgets for you to.

The September 23rd issue of JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association featured a study completed by our IFAR researchers detailing improved outcomes for patients w/ advanced dementia treated without hospitalization. Dr. Susan Mitchell co-authored this important study and discusses the findings in today’s blog post:

A recent study led by Hebrew SeniorLife researchers shows that when advanced dementia residents are covered by managed care insurance rather than Medicare, they have equal or even better outcomes with no significant difference in survival rates.

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Teepa Snow Video: Caregiving for dementia is a long, challenging journey. It is hard to discuss care for advanced dementia, though it can leave the most profo...

Teepa Snow Video: Caregiving for dementia is a long, challenging journey. It is hard to discuss care for advanced dementia, though it can leave the most profo.

This is a sensory blanket. We have a family member suffering from advanced dementia, and this is the second blanket I've made for her.  The first one was the size of a cot blanket, whereas this one...

This is a sensory blanket. We have a family member suffering from advanced dementia, and this is the second blanket I’ve made for her. The first one was the size of a cot blanket, whereas th…

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<b>Advanced Care Skills in Late Stage Dementia</b></br> with Teepa Snow (Online Video)

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Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control. #Stagesofdementia

Everyone responds instinctively to music. A person’s ability to engage in music often remains intact far into the advanced stages of dementia. Music triggers certain networks of the brain that benefit people suffering from difficulties with language, cognition, or motor control. #Stagesofdementia

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