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Phoenix Hosts First Native American Conference On Alzheimer's, Dementia - KJZZ

Phoenix Hosts First Native American Conference On Alzheimer's, Dementia - KJZZ | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Representatives of approximately 45 different Native American tribal communities will be in Phoenix this week for the first National Native American Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.
The event is hosted by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute.
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Could 6.5 hours of sleep be all we need?

Could 6.5 hours of sleep be all we need? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A study of three groups of people living as hunter-gatherers in different parts of the world suggests that lack of sleep is not specific to the 'modern' world.
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Cargivers Retreat provides respite from Alzheimer's, dementia - Elmira Star-Gazette

Cargivers Retreat provides respite from Alzheimer's, dementia - Elmira Star-Gazette | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
All-day event planned for caregivers at Horseheads Elks Lodge
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Dementia also takes toll on unpaid caregivers, study shows - PBS NewsHour

Dementia also takes toll on unpaid caregivers, study shows - PBS NewsHour | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Unpaid caregivers and family members spend more than 100 hours a month, on average, assisting elderly people with dementia who live in the community and not in residential care or nursing homes, according to a new study.
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Dementia à la Mold? Fungi May Lurk in Alzheimer's Brains - Alzforum

Dementia à la Mold? Fungi May Lurk in Alzheimer's Brains - Alzforum | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Could infectious agents that enter the brain contribute in some way to neurodegenerative disease?
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APS Award Address: Lessons Learned From Split-Brain Research - YouTube

At the 2015 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow, Michael S. Gazzaniga, discussed split-brain research.
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Medical Research Breakthrough Aging Test

Medical Research Breakthrough Aging Test | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Scientists in London have made a medical research breakthrough by developing methods for tests and studies that provide a measure of how well a person ages.
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Virginia Tech leads national, 5-year study on head impacts in youth football - EurekAlert (press release)

Virginia Tech leads national, 5-year study on head impacts in youth football - EurekAlert (press release) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Virginia Tech is leading a $3.3 million, multicenter, five-year study that will track head impact exposure in children -- the largest and most comprehensive biomedical study of youth football players to date.
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Dementia caregiver charged with exploitation, fraud - NBC2 News

Dementia caregiver charged with exploitation, fraud - NBC2 News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Abby Resilus was arrested and charged with exploitation of the elderly and fraudulent use of a credit card belonging to an 87-year-old dementia patient, the Punta Gorda Police Department said.
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Inside the Mind of a Hoarder - Braindecoder

Inside the Mind of a Hoarder - Braindecoder | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A new study hints at the real reason behind the mess.
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Dormant Viral Gene May Cause Some Forms of ALS | Neuroscience News

Dormant Viral Gene May Cause Some Forms of ALS | Neuroscience News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join.
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How Mum's dementia changed our relationship - The Guardian

How Mum's dementia changed our relationship - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
As Alzheimer’s took hold of her mother, Jenny Downham had to rebuild their relationship from scratch, and when she showed her photos from her past she realised it was a lifeline for her mother
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Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap

Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Apathy is often identified as a key symptom used for diagnostic and other purposes with dementia. Apathy seems to be most often discussed for those types of dementia-causing conditions often associated with young onset.
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Got $730K saved for nursing care? Dementia could cost that much - USA TODAY

Got $730K saved for nursing care? Dementia could cost that much - USA TODAY | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Those with dementia often live years past when they need 24-hour care. So what to do now?
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Chapter 5: Living with dementia - Trevor's story

Chapter 5: Trevor discusses what it is like living with dementia. (This is one in a series of personal stories). The Dementia video series is part of the RCSLT ...
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Dementia Friends drive a resounding success in Warwickshire

More than 10000 people are taking part in the Dementia Friends programme in Warwickshire.
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Dementia & Driving: Please Don't Take My Car Keys Away!

Dr. Bonnie Dobbs is an expert on dementia's impact upon our driving judgment. We often view driving simply from a functional standpoint. When dementia .
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Alzheimer's Respite Care Alternatives - Dating Dementia

Alzheimer's Respite Care Alternatives - Dating Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Caregivers may need to use respite care to get a much-needed break from their caregiving duties. Alzheimer's caregivers need respite breaks.
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The Surprising Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia - SeniorHomes.com

The Surprising Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia - SeniorHomes.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
One of the most frightening aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is that there is no known cure, and even the best of treatments can only slow the inexorable cognitive decline.
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Lord Janner Due In Court Despite Dementia

Lord Janner Due In Court Despite Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Lawyers say forcing someone with advanced dementia to appear is "barbaric, inhuman and uncivilised" - but judges disagree.
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Aging with Respect and Dignity: The right to dementia expertise - Fort Morgan Times

Carol is excited because today is her first day working as a certified nurse's aide at the Heaven's Gate Nursing Home.
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Falcons tight end Tamme (concussion) still out - MyAJC

Falcons tight end Tamme (concussion) still out - MyAJC | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme did not practice on Thursday as he continues to go through the league-mandated concussion protocol, putting his status in doubt for this Sunday’s game against the Texans.
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Alzheimer Dementia and Sleep Disorders: Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment - Psychiatric Times

Alzheimer Dementia and Sleep Disorders: Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment - Psychiatric Times | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Sleep disorders represent a significant problem in patients with Alzheimer disease. Here: assessment strategies and a review of drug and non-drug interventions.
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5 Compassion Practices for Dementia Caregivers - Huffington Post

5 Compassion Practices for Dementia Caregivers - Huffington Post | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
There is no substitute for actual experiencing, or as close to it as we can get. Only then can we feel from the heart, the extent of what our loved one may be going through. This is much more powerful than just reading about it.
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Brains are Too Precious to Destroy: #MindMap

Brains are Too Precious to Destroy: #MindMap | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Let’s get rid of brain destruction for recreation and entertainment once and for all.
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