Posts Tagged ‘condition’


Loss of Smell Can Be One of The Earliest Sign’s of Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

A loss of a sense of smell can be one of the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease. New research suggests that an abnormal form of a protein — amyloid precursor protein, or APP — which has been previously associated with the Alzheimer’s disease may be to blame. A study in mice found that animals genetically […]

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Pat Summitt, Coach of Tennessee Lady Vols Diagnosed with Early-Onset Dementia | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

August 25, 2011 – Pat Summitt plans to coach the Tennessee women’s basketball team “as long as the good Lord is willing,” despite recently being diagnosed with early-onset dementia. “There’s not going to be any pity party and I’ll make sure of that,” she told the Knoxville News Sentinel Monday evening. The News Sentinel and […]


Living With Dementia And Making Decisions

People with dementia can still make decisions in their everyday lives and with support from partners can continue to do so as their condition advances. This is one of the preliminary findings of a two-year research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) into how married couples living with dementia make decisions […]