Posts filed under: Dementia

Markham Heid Oct 11, 2017 TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health. Your father keeps misplacing his keys, or your mother repeats herself. Should you be worried about dementia? If those seemingly minor issues are new ones, you’re right to be...
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Use the following room-by-room checklist to alert you to potential hazards and to record any changes you need to make to help keep a person with Alzheimer’s disease safe. You can buy products or gadgets necessary for home safety at stores carrying...
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By Lauran Neergaard | AP July 20 at 2:55 PM WASHINGTON — Seek a good education. Control blood pressure and diabetes. Get off the couch. There are some hints, but no proof yet, that these and other lifestyle changes just might help stave off...
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NEWS PROVIDED BY Comfort Keepers  Jul 18, 2017, 15:30 ET Comfort Keepers Collborates with Stanford University and ClearCare on New Study DAYTON, Ohio, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As America’s population ages and the number of those with severe health issues increases, a...
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Findings raise possibility repeated disruption of slow wave sleep could lead to a buildup of proteins linked to disease Prolonged periods of poor sleep increase levels of proteins involved in Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests, although quality, not quantity, of sleep...
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by Shelley Emling, AARP, June 1, 2017 http://www.aarp.org/health/brain-health/info-2017/lifestyle-changes-to-prevent-dementia-fd.html You can take these simple but important steps starting today Some studies show a link between a solid social network and a low risk of dementia. New research shows a dramatic increase...
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Many people worry about becoming forgetful as they age. They think it is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. Share this infographic and help spread the word about what memory problems...
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Glen Campbell has shared the title track off his forthcoming final studio album, Adios, delivering a poignant goodbye to his fans. The 81-year-old country icon is in the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease and this new set is a gift...
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When a family member has Alzheimer’s disease, it affects everyone in the family, including children and grandchildren. It’s important to talk to them about what is happening. How much and what kind of information you share depends on the child’s...
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AJC reporter Zachary Hansen gives Patti Eilbacher a simple test that can indicate Alzheimer’s. Patti suffers from the disease. http://www.ajc.com/news/video-simple-test-for-alzheimer-you-can-give-home/K6YldgXkPbk8R5M75YqPjN/ ...
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