Teepa Snow is the best of all the recognized experts on how to work with dementia patients. See her demonstrate how to engage people in early and mid-stage Alzheimer’s.
Studies have found an association between hearing loss and the development of dementia in older adults. Research also suggests that using hearing aids to treat hearing loss may help slow the development of cognitive problems.
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A first-of-its-kind music school has launched in Taipei, offering free lessons to older adults with dementia and other disabilities.
It’s normal to forget things once in a while as the years pass, but how can you tell whether those memory lapses are a sign of something more serious — like Alzheimer’s?
Melvyn Amrine may not have remembered the details of his life since his Alzheimer’s diagnosis, but he sure proved that his love for his wife transcended memory.
Research shows that a blood test now on the market accurately identifies brain amyloid status with a single blood sample. In other words, this blood test can diagnose Alzheimer’s.
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