Bj DeCastro

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Here's How I Chose between PS4 and Xbox 1

<b>Gamers</b> that know me, have heard all my war-stories of trying to keep up with the evolution of gaming consoles and my need to have all of them. Yes…I …

Don't Lose your Gamertag over a Lost Email

A defunct email address on your gamer profile can jeopardize your Gamertag!<p>This article, <b>Don’t Lose your Gamertag over a Lost Email</b>, comes on the …

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Marinated Beet Salad Recipe

"This is an easy to prepare beet salad that goes great with any barbeque or summer picnic."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) can whole beets<p>1/4 cup white …

Beef Stew V Recipe

"A charming beef stew flavored with red wine and vegetables. This recipe makes lots of stew, so invite some friends over."<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds beef …

Lifting Techniques for Home Caregivers

Some general guidelines to follow when you lift or move a person include:<p>Keep your head and neck in proper alignment with your spine.<br>• Maintain the …

Behavior Management for Dementia Caregivers Continued

<b>Using the A-B-C Behavior Chain</b><p>The first step in using an A-B-C Behavior Chain is to collect as much information as possible about difficult behaviors …

Behavior Management for Dementia Caregivers

In addition to communication changes, a significant part of caregiving involves managing the challenging behaviors that often accompany dementia. …

Services for Dementia Caregivers

Several kinds of services are available for caregivers of individuals with dementia. Try to find out about available services in your community …

Coping Skills for Dementia Caregivers

Not only is a diagnosis of dementia difficult for the person with the disease; it also poses significant changes and sources of stress for those who …

Tips for Dealing with Specific Dementia Problematic Behaviors

• <i>Agitation</i> - Individuals with dementia frequently become restless, anxious, or upset (when filling out a behavior chart, it is helpful to use …

Caregiver Connect | Family Caregiver Alliance

<b>Bay Area Caregiver Resource Center (CRC)</b> — FCA’s Family Consultants can connect family caregivers in the San Francisco Bay Area area with helpful …

Family Caregiver Alliance

As family caregiver advocates for 40 years, Family Caregiver Alliance recognizes the passage of the federal Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and …

Carnation Famous Evaporated Milk Fudge Recipe

Combine butter or margarine, <b>evaporated milk</b>, sugar, and salt in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, …

How to Convince an Alzheimer's Patient They Need Help?

Dotty never knew she had Alzheimer's. In the beginning when I was trying to explain this to her one of three things happened -- she became angry and …

How Alzheimer's Patients Experience Cognitive Decline

There are three major patterns of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients.<p>Alzheimer's Reading Room<p>One of the things that makes Alzheimer's …

Motion Detector for Alzheimer's Patients, Get Some Sleep and Reduce Anxiety

By Bob DeMarco <br>Alzheimer's Reading Room<p>We actually received this interesting comment from our reader Beth S under the article - <i>How Alzheimer's</i> …

When A Person Living With Dementia Gets Angry and Confused

When a person living with dementia is left alone it is very easy for them to get angry and confused.<p>By Bob DeMarco <br>Alzheimer's Reading Room<p>Why do …

Death by Complications from Alzheimer's, What does this mean?

Some people might think or believe that Alzheimer's causes brain death. In other words, it causes the complete brain to stop functioning.<p>The simple …

What are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer's?

The Seven Stages of Alzheimer's describes the main stages of Alzheimer's and the pattern of symptoms that typically occur in individuals living with …

The Best Alzheimer's Caregiver Tool of Them All, A Must Have for Every Caregiver

If you hired someone to care for a person living with dementia you would probably pay close to $20 an hour . Not with this wonderful caregiving …

Whipped Cream Recipe

"How to make basic whipped cream. For best results make sure whisk and bowl are ice cold."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1 …

About the Alzheimer's Reading Room

The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one source of high quality expert information for the entire Alzheimer's and dementia communities.<p>The goal …

Easy Herb Roasted Turkey Recipe

"This is an easy and delicious recipe for a turkey that is perfectly browned on the outside while being both tender and juicy on the …

Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style Recipe

"Ever wish you could get that restaurant-style rotisserie chicken at home? Well, with minimal preparation and about 5 hours' cooking time (great for …

Banana Muffins II Recipe

"These delicious banana muffins are easy for kids to make."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/2 …

Easy Meatloaf Recipe

"This is a very easy and no fail recipe for meatloaf. It won't take long to make at all, and it's quite good!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds ground beef<p>1 egg<p>…

How to Make Dog Toys From Fabric Scraps

How to make dog toys from fabric scraps. Not wanting to spend another $10 dollars, I made my own toy using my scrap sack. It took me about 15 …

Darling Dog Harness

Sewing for pets can be a great way to save money. Pet products can end up costing far too much money. Leashes and harnesses especially can cost a …

Pets