See how The Virtual Forest Project lifts people with dementia.
“SafelyYou” reduced fall-related emergency room rates by an astounding 80% and falls themselves by 40%. Learn how it saves dementia-care residents from a leading cause of injury and death.
FDA clears AIRAscore to diagnose and manage many types of dementia. See how it detects and tracks subtle brain volume changes.
VIDEO ON SUNDOWNING: See UCLA’s Dementia Care Program deal with end-of-day agitation and irritability, known as “Sundowning”. A caregiver asks, “My loved one’s behavior tends to get worse when the sun starts to go down. He appears exhausted and restless. What can I do to get him through this time of the day?”
THANKSGIVING BRAIN RECIPE: Make your pumpkin-pie a brain-healthy magnesium-pie. Try this “cognitively-correct” dish for dinner.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING – FUNNY VIDEO: Mary Maxwell, a diminutive “little old lady,” shines a very funny light on the foibles of aging, to the delight of an audience filled with senior-care experts.
HOLIDAYS & DEMENTIA: Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness. People with Alzheimer’s need a special touch. See four dementia tips.
Turmeric, a main ingredient in curry, is the spice of choice in fighting and preventing dementia. It’s popular in India, which has one of the world’s lowest rates of dementia. Try this delicious curry-filled wrap.
If you couldn’t see your mashed potatoes, you probably wouldn’t eat them. That’s why what “The Red Plate Study” found was astonishing! Alzheimer’s patients eating from red plates consumed 25 percent more food than those eating from white plates. Find out why.
Enjoy this great duet between a musician with dementia and his son. A triumph of spirit over Alzheimer’s! Sing-a-long if you like!
It looks like a sneeze cannot give anyone Alzheimer’s. While Alzheimer’s abnormal disease proteins do spread from cell-to-cell, they are not “infectious”. Check out the facts.
TEEPA CARE VIDEO: Learn about Alzheimer’s 6 stages. Teepa Snow shows what to expect, while keeping the focus on the person for whom you care.