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#Cognitive and #Behavioral Tools for Fighting #CognitiveDecline

#Cognitive and #Behavioral Tools for Fighting #CognitiveDecline | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Recently I discussed fighting backing against cognitive aging with mind mapping, a cognitive-behavioral technique. Lets take a look at the how and why. Most neurodegenerative diseases that cause de...
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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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Dr. Peter Nelson explains Primary Age-Related Tauopathy and his role in defining this new disease

A multi-institutional study co-led by Dr. Peter Nelson at the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has defined and established criteria for a new neurological disease called...
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Caregiving for Angry or Frustrated Loved Ones - AARP

Caregiving for Angry or Frustrated Loved Ones - AARP | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
How to deal with loved ones who have cognitive or behavioral issues.
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Vitamin D deficiency predicts cognitive decline in older men and women

Vitamin D deficiency predicts cognitive decline in older men and women | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @NatRevNeurol: Vitamin D deficiency predicts cognitive decline in older adults: The Pro.V.A. Study http://t.co/qra48wHmgx See also: http…
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Sexual consent in dementia patients addressed - Appleton Post Crescent

Sexual consent in dementia patients addressed - Appleton Post Crescent | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Policy is needed to help longterm care facilities assess Alzheimer and dementia residents.
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In-home Care for Elderly: Tips for Caregivers of Dementia Patients

In-home Care for Elderly: Tips for Caregivers of Dementia Patients | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it

When you are called upon to care for a person with Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia, you must bring two key qualities with you to the task.


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Above all, practice maintaining your patience when offering a dementia sufferer senior care at home.  #Alzheimer's #Dementia #Caregiver #Caregiving  #Elderly 

Sandy Williams Spencer's curator insight, November 9, 8:41 AM

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12 million dementia patients in India by 2050: Report - The Hindu

12 million dementia patients in India by 2050: Report - The Hindu | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The number of people suffering from Dementia in India is expected to rise to 12 million by 2050, witnessing an unprecedented three-fold rise, according to a new report.
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Still Now, Should Lab Monkeys Be Deprived Of Their Mothers?

Still Now, Should Lab Monkeys Be Deprived Of Their Mothers? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Scientists have known for 50 years that taking baby monkeys from their mothers causes them trauma. Commentator Barbara J. King asks why the practice continues today.
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How does a neuropsych eval determine ADHD? Is it based primarily on working memory results? What else? << Tweeted from @MentalHealthRDT

How does a neuropsych eval determine ADHD? Is it based primarily on working memory results? What el… http://t.co/VFB49nGuCx
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Brains become more 'plastic' after exercise

Brains become more 'plastic' after exercise | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
New research has found that memory and motor skills are increased after just thirty minutes of exercise.
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Contribution of Rating Scales to Intervention for Executive Dysfunction

Contribution of Rating Scales to Intervention for Executive Dysfunction | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
(2014). Contribution of Rating Scales to Intervention for Executive Dysfunction. Applied Neuropsychology: Child: Vol. 3, Executive Functioning II: Treatment, pp. 197-204.
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The neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment not demented: A meta-analysis - Vasquez - 2014 - Journal of Neuropsychology - Wiley Online Library

The neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment not demented: A meta-analysis - Vasquez - 2014 - Journal of Neuropsychology - Wiley Online Library | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @NeuronUP: The neuropsychological profile of vascular cognitive impairment not demented. http://t.co/DegRtdBZfC #Neuropsychology
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AC/DC's Brian Johnson Joins Forces With Dementia Charity Following Malcolm ... - Ultimate Classic Rock

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Joins Forces With Dementia Charity Following Malcolm ... - Ultimate Classic Rock | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has pledged his support to a dementia charity.
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Fighting Back Against #CognitiveImpairment (#MCI) and #Dementia: a #MindMap of Options

Fighting Back Against #CognitiveImpairment (#MCI) and #Dementia: a #MindMap of Options | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
OK, the reality is that many of you are someday going to get the Big D (Dementia) or its precursor Cognitive Impairment, especially if you are fortunate enough to live to the age of 65. There are no effective treatments for the Big D.
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WHO | “Ageing well” must be a global priority

A major new Series on health and ageing, published in "The Lancet", warns that unless health systems find effective strategies to address the problems faced by an ageing world population, the growing burden of chronic disease will greatly affect...
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McCain is 'leaning towards' a 2016 re-election bid

McCain is 'leaning towards' a 2016 re-election bid | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Veteran U.S. Sen. John McCain reiterated Thursday that he is "seriously considering" and "leaning towards" a 2016 re-election bid. McCain, R-Ariz.,
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Utah's 'music and memory' program aims to treat Alzheimer's, dementia - Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's 'music and memory' program aims to treat Alzheimer's, dementia - Salt Lake Tribune | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
When she’s out raking leaves or sitting with her dogs Harry and Kiki, Ruth Govan listens to James Brown on her iPod. “It reminds me of yesterday, when I was a young woman,” the 79-year-old ...
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DGA Foundation Commits $500000 to Study Ways to Delay Alzheimer's Dementia - Hollywood Reporter

DGA Foundation Commits $500000 to Study Ways to Delay Alzheimer's Dementia - Hollywood Reporter | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Directors Guild Foundation is making a 10-year, $500,000 commitment to the Motion Picture & Television Fund to support the creation of the DGA Foun...
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only $50K/year? definitely publicity stunt. 1 less superbowl ad would yield more $s.

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Robin Williams' Secret Pain: Actor Had Early Signs Of Dementia At Death, New ... - RadarOnline

Robin Williams' Secret Pain: Actor Had Early Signs Of Dementia At Death, New ... - RadarOnline | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Robin Williams had early signs of dementia at death.
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Vitamin D may help decrease Alzheimer’s symptoms - SmartHealthToday

Vitamin D may help decrease Alzheimer’s symptoms - SmartHealthToday | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
An international team of researchers recently found that people with very low levels of vitamin D – sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” – were more than twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
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How can we best assess the neuropsychological effects of violent...

How can we best assess the neuropsychological effects of violent... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
There is conflicting evidence within the current research literature as to the extent to which playing video games — particularly violent or action video games — has an effect on...
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I Credit This Book with Having Greatly Enhanced My Ability to Accomplish Creative Visual Thinking in My World of #Healthcare and #MindMapping and #Dementia Care

I Credit This Book with Having Greatly Enhanced My Ability to Accomplish Creative Visual Thinking in My World of #Healthcare and #MindMapping and #Dementia Care | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The majority of the posts on this blog are about using visual thinking methods — of which I think that by far the best is #Buzan-style organic mind mapping — to understand, explain, evaluate, and communicate about healthcare.
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Neuropsychology and performance anxiety: Priyanka Potdar at TEDxNapaValley - YouTube

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Priyanka Potdar shares her experience and idea on how Neuropsycholo...
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Brain games exploit anxieties about memory loss for profit – scientists

Brain games exploit anxieties about memory loss for profit – scientists | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Open letter says claims made for brain games are not based on sound evidence and playing them may have opposite effect
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This World Stroke Day, Know That Kids and Teens Can Be Stricken, Too -- Like ... - Huffington Post

This World Stroke Day, Know That Kids and Teens Can Be Stricken, Too -- Like ... - Huffington Post | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Once we understand more about the mechanism of injury recovery and repair, we can then try to restore function to the injured brains and try to determine how to restore some of the remarkable plasticity that is lost with age....
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Where was Bally refund for customer with dementia? - Asbury Park Press

Where was Bally refund for customer with dementia? - Asbury Park Press | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Ronald Whesper did not remember signing up for $720 in personal training sessions at Bally in Brick.
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