Recently revised guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease would reclassify nearly all patients who are currently diagnosed with mild or very mild Alzheimer’s as having mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a new study finds.
Kristy Bryner worries her 80-year-old mom might slip and fall when she picks up the newspaper, or that she'll get in an accident when she drives to the grocery store. What if she has a medical emergency and no one's there to help?
Reminder notes are not enough for the Alzheimer's patient to drive a car, babysit children, operate machinery, or use weapons. They need Caregivers and loved ones to watch over them in these circumstances.
PsychCentral.comAlzheimer's risk can be detected 10 years before symptoms, study findsDeutsche WelleIn a DW interview, a Lund University scientist says his team has doubled the early detection period for Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's and PET Scans: When a Predictive Diagnosis Is Not Necessarily a ...Huffington PostThe idea sounds a bit futuristic, yet this test is close to existing now for Alzheimer's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), and I'm going to...
OregonLive.comAlzheimer's Disease Video: A Diet High in Vitamins and Omega 3 Fatty Acids May ...InsidermedicineA diet high in vitamins or omega 3 fatty acids may reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a report published in Neurology.
Frequently, loved ones such as children or grandchildren are called upon to take control of an elderly person’s care. That could mean anything from managing that person’s finances to choosing an assisted care facility.
Researchers say they can see telltale brain shrinkage years before a person develops memory loss or other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. The new finding may one day allow doctors to detect and treat patients earlier and ...
Help for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disordersGainesville SunBy Suzy Cohen Q: On Facebook, you mentioned this supplement called Citicoline for memory, and it interests me because my mother has Alzheimer's, and my wife had a mild stroke.
This can facilitate care transitions and allow physician orders to be received even before an elder arrives at the facility. Telemedicine/telehealth: Telemedicine and telehealth allow specialists to provide consultation through ...
Researchers found high-contrast, large bingo cards boost thinking and playing skills for people with cognitive difficulties and visual perception problems produced by Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD).
Make This the Year to Embrace Your AgeHuffington PostIt's all about how we talk about, view and react to aging in America. We are continuously bombarded with messages at every turn urging us to join the war against aging (at a cost).
Which type of specialist is best for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia to see? I have heard a neurologist and also a psychiatrist. (RT @Alzheimers: What Type Of Doctor Is Best to Treat Patients With #Alzheimer's and #dementia?
Alzheimer's is a disease that affects millions of Americans, yet it is often left in the shadows. However, in recent weeks, Alzheimer's has emerged as a major issue on the 2012 presidential campaign trail.
Many think that Alzheimer's and Dementia are the same disease. They don't realize that Alzheimer's is just one of many things that cause Dementia. (RT @SandyAlz: What is the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia?
A new drug candidate may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer's disease, based on the findings of a study published in PLoS ONE. When given to mice with Alzheimer's, the drug, known ...