It’s a first-of-its-kind study. The largest and longest study ever done shows the promising long-term effects “brain games” have on slowing Alzheimer’s and dementia.
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How can mom forget me, but remember the family dog from 70 years ago? The way Alzheimer’s forms in the brain, as tangles and plaque, determines how it progresses. Memories are formed in a particular order from the first memories after birth until death. When tangles and plaques begin forming in the brain, they follow …
Does the person with dementia invent memories or lie?
Cold weather Precautions for Elderly with Alzheimer's may prevent harm or accidents.
Should the person with Alzheimer's be told his diagnosis? How it depends on the Stages of the disease>"
When my elderly mom was in the last weeks of life, she became incontinent. Here's an article I wrote about incontinence in the elderly and how to deal with it.
A great article about something we never like to talk about. Yet it's often an issue in later stages of dementia.
A region in Colombia has long been cursed with Alzheimer's. Now doctors there and in Arizona are using the group to test an experimental treatment.
This is so interesting. I sure hope it leads to new information or better yet! a cure.
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Age UK says this level of treatment is sure to have "catastrophic consequences" unless health chiefs act soon
If this happens to you, find another doctor. To me, if a doctor is so easy to dismiss me, then he does not care about my well-being and he should be the one to tend to me.
Take care of yourself! Find a doctor who will do the same.