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Help for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disorders - Gainesville Sun

Help for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disorders - Gainesville Sun | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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The 'Sounds' of Aging -- Ouch! - Huffington Post

The 'Sounds' of Aging -- Ouch! - Huffington Post | Aging | Scoop.it
The 'Sounds' of Aging -- Ouch!Huffington PostI can't explain it, but it has to do with aging because that particular sound didn't come out of my nostrils in my 20s, 30s or 40s.
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Exercise Is the New Prescription Drug For Seniors

Exercise Is the New Prescription Drug For Seniors: Since the advent of western medicine, prescriptions m...
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Mild Cognitive Impairment vs. Dementia: Why It Makes a Difference for Alzheimer's Patients | Healthland | TIME.com

Mild Cognitive Impairment vs. Dementia: Why It Makes a Difference for Alzheimer's Patients | Healthland | TIME.com | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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Millions now manage aging parents' care from afar

Millions now manage aging parents' care from afar | Aging | Scoop.it
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?
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Brain Teasers Make Seniors More Open to New Ventures

Brain Teasers Make Seniors More Open to New Ventures | Aging | Scoop.it
A cognitive training program that included Sudoku and crossword puzzles made seniors more open to new experiences, according to a preliminary study.
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Are reminder notes enough for the Alzheimer's Patient to live alone. — Alzheimer's Support

Are reminder notes enough for the Alzheimer's Patient to live alone. — Alzheimer's Support | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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Alzheimer's risk can be detected 10 years before symptoms, study finds - Deutsche Welle

Alzheimer's risk can be detected 10 years before symptoms, study finds - Deutsche Welle | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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Alzheimer's and PET Scans: When a Predictive Diagnosis Is Not Necessarily a ... - Huffington Post

Alzheimer's and PET Scans: When a Predictive Diagnosis Is Not Necessarily a ... - Huffington Post | Aging | Scoop.it
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...
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Alzheimer's Disease Video: A Diet High in Vitamins and Omega 3 Fatty Acids May ... - Insidermedicine

Alzheimer's Disease Video: A Diet High in Vitamins and Omega 3 Fatty Acids May ... - Insidermedicine | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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How to manage the care of your aging loved one

How to manage the care of your aging loved one | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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Healthy people 60-plus in age should train 3 or 4 times weekly for the best results: Dtsch Arztebl Int | Health, Medical, and Science Updates

Healthy people 60-plus in age should train 3 or 4 times weekly for the best results: Dtsch Arztebl Int http://t.co/P6auPW89...
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The High Cost Of Elder Care - Forbes

The High Cost Of Elder Care - Forbes | Aging | Scoop.it
The High Cost Of Elder CareForbesBut even with that policy in place, I'm learning that elder care ain't cheap.
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Alzheimer's May be Detected in Advance Using Only an MRI ...

Alzheimer's May be Detected in Advance Using Only an MRI ... | Aging | Scoop.it
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 ...
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Help for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disorders - Gainesville Sun

Help for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disorders - Gainesville Sun | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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US seniors missing out on $20 billion of benefits - Reuters

US seniors missing out on $20 billion of benefits - Reuters | Aging | Scoop.it
US seniors missing out on $20 billion of benefitsReutersThe two groups run Eldercare Locator (www.eldercare.gov), a hotline that connects older Americans to services that can provide help.
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Minor Ailments Linked to Alzheimer's Disease - Health Discovery - AARP Bulletin

Minor Ailments Linked to Alzheimer's Disease - Health Discovery - AARP Bulletin | Aging | Scoop.it
Learn why loose dentures, sinus congestion, and skin problems may increase dementia risk.
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Top Ten New Technologies to Watch in Elder Care « The Official ...

Top Ten New Technologies to Watch in Elder Care « The Official ... | Aging | Scoop.it
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 ...
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Sharpening Your Wits Could Outwit Alzheimer's | Dementia & Alzheimer's Weekly

Sharpening Your Wits Could Outwit Alzheimer's | Dementia & Alzheimer's Weekly | Aging | Scoop.it
Sharpening Your Wits Could Outwit Alzheimer's. Elderly who enjoy games, reading are much less likely to get the disease, study suggests.
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Part II Series - Choosing a Nursing Home or Group Home — Alzheimer's Support

Part II Series - Choosing a Nursing Home or Group Home — Alzheimer's Support | Aging | Scoop.it
Tips and hints for choosing a good Group Home or Nursing Home for elderly, Alzheimer's or Dementia patients.
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BINGO Helps Researchers Study Perception Deficits | Alzheimer's ...

BINGO Helps Researchers Study Perception Deficits | Alzheimer's ... | Aging | Scoop.it
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).
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Make This the Year to Embrace Your Age - Huffington Post

Make This the Year to Embrace Your Age - Huffington Post | Aging | Scoop.it
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).
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What Type Of Doctor Treats Patients With Alzheimer's? - Alzheimer's Disease Center - Everyday Health

What Type Of Doctor Treats Patients With Alzheimer's? - Alzheimer's Disease Center - Everyday Health | Aging | Scoop.it
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?
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GOP Candidates Speak Out: Stop Alzheimer's

GOP Candidates Speak Out: Stop Alzheimer's | Aging | Scoop.it
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.
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What is the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia? Are they the same? — Alzheimer's Support

What is the difference between Alzheimer's and Dementia? Are they the same? — Alzheimer's Support | Aging | Scoop.it
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?
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Alzheimer's Drug Candidate May Be First to Prevent Disease ...

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 ...
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