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#Dementia and "Typical" #Aging: Examples of (Better???) Ways to Present Online Health Information with #MindMaps

#Dementia and "Typical" #Aging: Examples of (Better???) Ways to Present Online Health Information with #MindMaps | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In the past I have blogged about my suggestion that Public Health students learn to use methods like mind maps and other visualizations to make health brochures and posters more informative and com...
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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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Seeing is Not Remembering

Seeing is Not Remembering | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
University Park, PA (Scicasts) — People may have to "turn on" their memories in order to remember even the simplest details of an experience, according to Penn State psychologists.
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Dementia: how our campaign for patient dignity in hospitals took off

Dementia: how our campaign for patient dignity in hospitals took off | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Nicci Gerrard: When I wrote about my father’s death, it touched many readers, all passionate to help dementia sufferers
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The Search for the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer's

The Search for the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer's | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
For the past five years, volunteers from the City of Berkeley and surrounding areas have come to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to participate in an ongoing study that’s changing what scient...
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Oxytocin Improves Empathy in Frontotemporal Dementia

Oxytocin Improves Empathy in Frontotemporal Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The highest dose of intranasal oxytocin seemed to produce the best response.

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Pop a 'sober up' pill or guzzle synthetic booze to avoid hangovers - Telegraph

Pop a 'sober up' pill or guzzle synthetic booze to avoid hangovers - Telegraph | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Professor David Nutt has developed two new drugs to combat 'Binge Britain', which could save the NHS billions, and do away with alcohol-induced shame

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Clinical Decline in Alzheimer’s Requires Plaque and Proteins

Clinical Decline in Alzheimer’s Requires Plaque and Proteins | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
According to a new study, the neuron-killing pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), which begins before clinical symptoms appear, requires the presence of both amyloid-beta (a-beta) plaque deposits...
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Changes In Behavior May Begin Before Diagnosable Alzheimer's Disease Or ... - Design & Trend

Changes In Behavior May Begin Before Diagnosable Alzheimer's Disease Or ... - Design & Trend | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A study shows people diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease may have behavioral changes years earlier.
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8 Facts About Lewy Body Dementia - Care2.com

8 Facts About Lewy Body Dementia - Care2.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Discover the facts about Lewy body dementia, the disease that affects 1.3 million Americans.
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Why Doesn't Kaiser Care About Californians' Mental Health? - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Why Doesn't Kaiser Care About Californians' Mental Health? - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
I’m not sure why, but the healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente appears not to care about the people whose lives it covers in California. That’s the only thing that could logically explain why it has continually failed to fund and staff its mental...
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The progression of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias - Alzheimer's Society

The progression of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias - Alzheimer's Society | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This information sheet from the Alzheimer's Society outlines the characteristics of early, middle and late stage Alzheimer’s disease, and briefly looks at other forms of dementia.
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Army touts 'brain thermometer' as front-line tool

Army touts 'brain thermometer' as front-line tool | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The Army believes a new mobile app that tests brain function could aid medical workers diagnosing head trauma.
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Lewy Body Dementia Assn Daily

Lewy Body Dementia Assn Daily | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Lewy Body Dementia Assn Daily, by LBDA: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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6 Clocks to Help Ease Dementia-Related Anxiety

6 Clocks to Help Ease Dementia-Related Anxiety | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Losing track of dates and time is an early sign of Alzheimer’s. The following clocks are specifically designed to help ease dementia anxiety. Learn more.
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Scans detect aging brain issues linked to dementia - USC News

Scans detect aging brain issues linked to dementia - USC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Advanced image analysis suggests a breakdown in the brain’s memory and learning center can be detected before cognitive loss begins.
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Alzheimer's & Dementia - Harvard Health Publications

Alzheimer's & Dementia - Harvard Health Publications | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Authoritative health information, drawing on the expertise of the 8,000 faculty physicians at the Harvard Medical School and its world-famous affiliated hospitals.
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Dementia sufferer spends winter with no heating after social services blunder

Dementia sufferer spends winter with no heating after social services blunder | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
After the family were not paid their carer's allowance, they have been forced to live off foodbanks and use candles for light
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Chambrel opening new building to help Alzheimer's dementia patients - Ocala

Chambrel opening new building to help Alzheimer's dementia patients - Ocala | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
It doesn't take Voncea Brown long to know whether the elderly person across from her has the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
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16 Things I Would Want, If I Got Dementia

16 Things I Would Want, If I Got Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Originally written for Alzheimer’s Reading Room.
When you work in dementia care, people tend to ask you a lot of questions. Probably one of the most common questions that I hear is,
“Are you afraid to...
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Elderly woman with dementia banned from 'draconian and cruel' supermarket - Mirror.co.uk

Elderly woman with dementia banned from 'draconian and cruel' supermarket - Mirror.co.uk | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Ann West was barred from the Heart of England Co-op store in Hinckley - and was only allowed back in once an elderly former neighbour had remonstrated with staff
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These Common Mood Changes Can Signal Early Alzheimer's - TIME

These Common Mood Changes Can Signal Early Alzheimer's - TIME | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The vast majority of people with Alzheimer's disease will experience changes like depression and anxiety. But a new study published in the journal Neurology shows…
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When the Person with Alzheimer's Dementia tells the Same Story over and over and... - Alzheimers Support

When the Person with Alzheimer's Dementia tells the Same Story over and over and... - Alzheimers Support | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This story is a little longer than most. Mom had begun to repeat herself and tell the same stories over and over but my brothers and I had accepted the inevitable and attributed her behavior to aging.

Via Sandy Williams Spencer
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7 signs that a person with dementia may be at risk for wandering - MassLive.com

7 signs that a person with dementia may be at risk for wandering - MassLive.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Ludlow is participating in a test pilot of the Silver Alert Community Response Program.
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Distrusting and Cynical? You May be Hurting Your Brain: Dementia Linked to Cynical Distrust

Distrusting and Cynical? You May be Hurting Your Brain: Dementia Linked to Cynical Distrust | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Are you distrusting and cynical? Then you may be hurting your brain. Scientists have discovered that cynical distrust could raise your risk for developing dementia later in life.
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Caring for a person with dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Caring for a person with dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Information for carers, family and friends of people with dementia
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