Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Aging’

Creativity In Seniors With Alzheimer's Disease

Creativity Still Flows In Seniors With Alzheimer’s Disease

When we hear the term “dementia,” it often causes fearful reactions, and many people think of it as a disease that means the end of life as one knows it. But seniors who have dementia can still live lives full of creativity. In fact, creative outlets can help seniors with the illness grow and learn, […]

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Blood Pressure Drugs May Delay Alzheimer’s or Even Completely Prevent the Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used to treat high blood pressure, also called hypertension, might have beneficial effects in reducing […]

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Blood Tests May Predict Rate of Alzheimer’s Disease Progression | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

A team of scientists, led by Johns Hopkins researchers, may have found a way to predict how quickly patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will lose cognitive function by looking at ratios of two fatty compounds in their blood. The finding, they say, could provide useful information to families and caregivers, and might also suggest treatment […]