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POLEPOLE April, 2006

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION JAPAN, MEWSLETTER

“Pole-Pole”

BULLETIN NO,309 April 2006

office@alzheimer.or.jp

http://www.alzheimer.or.jp

  1. 1. NEWS & INFORMATION

l  DR. Leon A Simmons and others reported that moderate drink and gardening are effective in preventing dementia in their study of 2805 people over 16years.

(Source: The Medical Journal of Australia, Jan.2006)

l  The court of Tennessee certified the marriage between an 83-year-old man diagnosed with dementia and a 48-year-old caregiver in spite of his family’s objection.

(Source: Tennessean.com Feb.6th)

l  Korean government announced that  Long Term Care Insurance will start in 2008.

(Source: The Korea Times, Feb.7th)

  1. 2. UPDATE FROM AAJ HEADQUATERS

The board of AAJ will make a proposal to change the Japanese name of AAJ at the next general meeting on June 3rd . The proposal of new name “ ninnchishou no

Hito to kazoku no kai” means “ People with Dementia and their Families association. One of the reasons for the change is that the present name does not include the participation of the PWDs themselves.

  1. 3. A heart of “Anytime Anywhere”

By Hideo Kawahara, Representative for National Network of Group-Home

An approach to build a comfortable community for PWDs and their families

  1. 4. LETTERS FROM MEMBERS

l  I have been taking care of my old wife for 8 years. I am old too, so the

guardianship system is very helpful.

l  I am at a loss how to care for my mother suffering from dementia, though I am

a professional carer. To understand dementia intellectually and is different from being a good family carer.

5. Advice for care AAJ Telephone counselor

6. Book review

7. Activities of AAJ chapters

8. Sharing care with a global family

A carer’s case in Korea

9.The prevention of dementia     Dr. Yoshio Miyake

10 . Listen to my heart-Message from PWDs

11. President’s column

The change of Japanese name of AAJ

Take heart and Take care till next month!!

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