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Tips For Using Alzheimer’s Characteristics For Better Care

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be devastating, since the disease causes individuals to forget names, places and faces. As difficult as providing Alzheimer’s care can be at times, there are characteristics of this disease that caregivers can actually use to decrease their own stress, according to The Huffington Post. Firstly, seniors with Alzheimer’s disease […]

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Alzheimer’s Simulation is Shocking for Caregivers

Five little tasks in eight minutes. Seemed simple enough. Things like fold towels, put on a sweater, drink half a cup of water, clear the table, find a necktie. No big deal, right? But now add spiked inserts in your shoes, blurry goggles, clumsy gloves and headphones putting staticky radio and random noise into year […]

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Swedish Team Uncovers How Alzheimer’s Spreads

The spread of Alzheimer’s disease through the brain leaves dead neurons and forgotten thoughts in its wake. But researchers haven’t figured out how the disease spread. Through experiments using stained neurons, a research team at Linköping University in Sweden has been able to demonstrate the process of neurons being invaded by diseased proteins that are then passed on […]

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Experts Plan Strategies For Onslaught of Alzheimer’s

As baby boomers age, the cost, both emotional and monetary, of a flood of Alzheimer’s disease looms as one of the nation’s biggest public-health problems. The University of Pennsylvania’s medical and nursing schools hosted a conference Thursday and Friday that asked 50 national and international dementia experts to set priorities for future research and treatment. […]

Brain Exercises May Slow Cognitive Decline Initially, But Speed Up Dementia Later

You have likely heard the advice that keeping your brain active can help ward off Alzheimer’s disease. A study by researchers at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center finds that playing games, going to museums and doing other mentally stimulating activities can delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. However, if dementia does develop, it progresses more rapidly […]

Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Some Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer’s, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp at any news about aging, hoping that medical science […]