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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.
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Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking)

Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
As is said (albeit in a quite different context) "use it or lose it." You age and people tell you to start do crossword puzzles (I've never liked them) or to do simple arithmetic on an iPad (hhmmm....
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Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia: MedlinePlus

Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia: MedlinePlus | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia
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One man turned nursing home design on its head when he created this stunning facility.

One man turned nursing home design on its head when he created this stunning facility. | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
No idea was too big or too bold while Jean Makesh was designing his new memory-care homes.
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Take action on dementia now

Take action on dementia now | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
IDEA (Improving Dementia Awareness and Education) has information and accredited courses for people living with dementia / Alzheimer's and their carers.
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A Closer Look at Dementia: Alzheimer's and Beyond

A Closer Look at Dementia:  Alzheimer's and Beyond | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Understanding common types of dementia can help seniors benefit from early intervention and best outcomes. Here
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Lessons Learned (The Hard Way), #MindMap

Lessons Learned (The Hard Way), #MindMap | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
I fail at least a dozen times a day. Don't you? So what? Admit it. Learn. Fix it. Go forward. [With a smile on your face.] !!!  
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John Cacioppo: ‘Loneliness is like an iceberg – it goes deeper than we can see’

John Cacioppo: ‘Loneliness is like an iceberg – it goes deeper than we can see’ | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Social neuroscientist John John Cacioppo suggests loneliness is contagious and increases the chance of early death by 20%. The good news? It can be treated
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John O'Neill's dementia caused by concussions suffered while playing rugby - Daily Mail

John O'Neill's dementia caused by concussions suffered while playing rugby - Daily Mail | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
John O'Neill, who spent two decades playing in the first team for his local rugby club in Southampton, is now unable to move, talk or feed himself due to his early-onset dementia.
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Football trauma expert leads UCD panel on long-term effects of brain injury - Sacramento Bee

Concussion concerns have rattled the football industry in recent years, spurring new equipment and practice regulations for NFL pros and peewee punters alike.
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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Brain Atrophy - Neurology Advisor

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Brain Atrophy - Neurology Advisor | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Eating more fish and less meat was specifically associated with positive effects on brain structure.
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Alzheimer's Q&A: What does a 'dementia-friendly community' mean? - The Advocate

Alzheimer's Q&A: What does a 'dementia-friendly community' mean? - The Advocate | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Baton Rouge, /News/Acadiana/: What is meant by a “dementia-friendly community”?
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Test Diagnoses Form of Dementia That Afflicted Robin Williams - Newsmax

Test Diagnoses Form of Dementia That Afflicted Robin Williams - Newsmax | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
FAU scientists have developed a three-minute test that detects a form of dementia known as Lewy Body disease - the second most common cause after Alzheimer's disease and the type suffered by Robin Williams.
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Bedeviled by My Wife's Dementia - ChristianityToday.com

Bedeviled by My Wife's Dementia - ChristianityToday.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
My expertise in philosophy did not give me the answers I needed.
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Making memories stronger and more precise during aging

Making memories stronger and more precise during aging | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Young neurons (pink), responsible for encoding new memories, must compete with mature neurons (green) to survive and integrate into the hippocampal circuit. Photo courtesy of Kathleen McAvoy, Sahay Lab.
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Creating Meaningful Activities for Home Care Clients with Dementia

Creating Meaningful Activities for Home Care Clients with Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In the private pay sector of home care, clients are looking for agencies to stand out in some way. Helping folks with dementia via memory care
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After suffering from dementia, ex-Packer Mike McCoy dies at 62

After suffering from dementia, ex-Packer Mike McCoy dies at 62 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Former Packers cornerback Mike McCoy, who was diagnosed with dementia in his 50s, has died in the assisted living facility he called home for four years. He was 62. Last year, McCoy and his wife spoke publicly about his cognitive problems.
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How could dementia not be covered under the FMLA? (Psst, I’ll tell you how).

How could dementia not be covered under the FMLA? (Psst, I’ll tell you how). | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Family and Medical Leave Act allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of leave in a 12-month period for, among other reasons, to care for a par
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"Joke Addiction" As A Neurological Symptom - Neuroskeptic

"Joke Addiction" As A Neurological Symptom - Neuroskeptic | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In a new paper, neurologists Elias D. Granadillo and Mario F.
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Aspergers: Comorbidity and Neurology

Basically made for anyone who needed a starting place on learning more about Aspergers and how comorbidity could possibly impact behavior. Picture from Googl...
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Comment on Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap by truthfulkindness

Comment on Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap by truthfulkindness | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Hello George,
Wanted to let you know that this article will be included in the dementia “Symptom Perspectives” monthly links tonight, October 30, 2015
https://paper.li/f-1408973778
I would like to thank you for sharing your lived experience.
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NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: What Analysis ... - LWW Journals

NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: What Analysis ... - LWW Journals | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: What Analysis ...
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In a separate interview, the senior study author, Claudia F.
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Chaplain diagnosed with dementia to be booted from Army - ArmyTimes.com

Chaplain diagnosed with dementia to be booted from Army - ArmyTimes.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Facing a board of inquiry, an Army chaplain literally begged for forgiveness, getting on his knees in front of the panel.
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Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia... - WebMD

Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia... - WebMD | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
People with the digestive disorder may complain of 'brain fog,' but researchers say they aren't more likely to get Alzheimer's
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Neurology And Music: Notes Help Us Process Melodies - Science World Report

Neurology And Music: Notes Help Us Process Melodies - Science World Report | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Researchers at New York University have discovered how brain rhythms are used to process music.
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