Posts Tagged ‘Disease’

SeniorsUsingComputers

Using Computers May Prevent Cognitive Decline

In fact, it may help prevent cognitive decline like that other evil of the modern age: exercise. In addition to exercise and good nutrition for the aging brain, using the computer to keep your mind active could prevent mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This form of cognitive decline falls in between normal age-related memory problems and […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “88 Keys of Past Memories”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

C.T.E. common with Iraq and Afghan veterans

What Happens to Veterans Exposed to Combat Blasts? Evidence Shows Similar Brain Injury as Professional Athletes

Scientists who have studied a degenerative brain disease in athletes have found the same condition in combat veterans exposed to roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, concluding that such explosions injure the brain in ways strikingly similar to tackles and punches. The researchers also discovered what they believe is the mechanism by which explosions damage […]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Foods high in omega-3s could help to protect your brain as you age, a new study suggests. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found that eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — such as fish, nuts and chicken — is linked with lower levels of beta-amyloid protein, which is linked with Alzheimer’s disease. […]

HDE Home Care – Oregon In Home Care Services

HDE Home Care – In Home Care Services HDE Home Care is a family-owned in home care agency, licensed in the state of Oregon. We improve the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities by providing caregivers for one-on-one assistance with activities of daily living. We serve most of NW Oregon including the […]

Stratford at Maple Leaf – Washington Senior Assisted Living Community

Stratford at Maple Leaf – Senior Assisted Living Community The Stratford at Maple Leaf offers assisted living apartments for seniors with Alzheimer’s and memory care needs. We offer continuum of care, so as your needs change, you can remain in one place. In addition to great care staff, the Memory Care program is designed to […]

Alzheimer's Diagnosis Possible With Scan

Alzheimer Diagnosis Possible With Scan

A much-anticipated test developed by Eli Lilly & Co. that detects the presence of proteins in the brain that are related to Alzheimer’s disease was approved Friday by the Food and Drug Administration. The tool could enable clinicians to detect Alzheimer’s earlier and more accurately in patients at the earliest sign of memory problems—a potential […]

Behavior Based Treatment For Alzheimer's Patients

Behavior-Based Treatment An Option For Dementia Patients

Dementia, an acute loss of cognitive ability, can be marked by memory loss, decreased attention span, and disorientation. It occurs in severe disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Despite the fact that the condition is common, especially among older persons, there is still a lack of effective treatment. According to Prof. Jiska Cohen-Mansfield of Tel Aviv […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Showing Simple Delights of Alzheimer’s – “Pinto!”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Showing Simple Delights of Alzheimer’s – “Elvis’ 65th Birthday”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]