Memory loss can have a profound impact on patients, leading to an erosion of independence, a sense of helplessness and depression. Yet in some ways, it can affect their caregivers more. It’s hard to be the only one who can remember shared times. “It is extremely stressful for the spouse,” said Barry Gordon, a professor of neurology and cognitive science at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “It is like taking care of a child . . . and it never stops.”. That’s where the UCLA Longevity Center comes in — helping patients and caregivers live with diseases that fray their bond of shared memories. In addition to giving those with memory loss techniques to improve recall, the program helps the caregivers better understand the disease and provides them with a place to connect with others facing similar challenges.
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First Aid Kit: The sister act, consisting of Klara and Johanna Soderberg, is a big hit in its native Sweden, where their last albums hit No. 1 on the charts. The duo’s latest, “Stay Gold,” is a marvelous indie-folk outing. Need further convincing to include First Aid Kit on your Outside Lands itinerary? Then check out the group’s cover of Fleet Foxes’ “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song.” Details: 3:10 p.m. Aug. 7; Lands End. Listen to: “My Silver Lining,” “Stay Gold.”.
* Nomination of the Fox Theater to the National Register of Historic Places;, * Obtaining Certified Local Government status for the City of Redwood City by the U.S, Department of Interior;, * Instituting (Mills Act) historic property contracts between and the city and the property owners of officially designated historic properties;, * Path of History project in the royal blue wedding shoes, ballet flats, closed toe flats, crystals, sapphire blue, blue ladies shoes, comfortable, outdoor weddi downtown area, featuring kiosk panels, and plaques;, * Personally conducting historic downtown walking tours for San Mateo County Historical Association Victorian Days and National Historic Preservation Month; and..
Concord Mystery Book Club: 2:30 p.m. the second Sunday of the month, and mystery lovers are invited to join the group. On Feb. 9, the discussion will be on “Spade and Archer,” by Joe Gores. Spanish Book Club: 3-4 p.m. Feb. 27. Adults can join the club led by Luisa Carnathan and read and discuss books in Spanish. The next book is “Hija de la Fortuna,” by Isabel Allende. Free Computer Help: noon-2 p.m. Saturdays. Adults and seniors can get assistance on a drop-in basis on how to use computers, and can get help setting up e-readers, smart phones, tablets and using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other programs.