Category Archives: dementia

Music, Art and Alzheimer’s

Music and art can enrich the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Both allow for self-expression and engagement, even after dementia has progressed. Music Although music has been with us since the dawn of time, in the last few decades … Continue reading

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Patients’ self-reported memory slips may be early signs of Alzheimer’s

  Several new Alzheimer’s studies suggest adults who think they’re having memory slips or cognitive problems may be onto something. Four studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference on July 17 in Boston show that a patient’s subjective concerns … Continue reading

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Highlights From the World’s Largest Conference for Dementia Research

Jul 24, 2013 As a scientist and administrator, and as immediate past chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council and a current member of the Association’s Board of Directors, I have seen the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) grow into … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia

Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) — Eating fish, chicken, olive oil and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids while staying … Continue reading

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Being a Healthy Caregiver

Being a Healthy Caregiver As a caregiver, you may find yourself with so many responsibilities that you neglect taking good care of yourself. But the best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically … Continue reading

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The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s / 2

We walk… because we have the power to make a difference and fight back. We walk… so future generations won’t have to face Alzheimer’s.   We walk… because we have the power to make a difference and fight back. We … Continue reading

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What Is Dementia?

What Is Dementia? Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. About Dementia Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatments … Continue reading

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