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.
When a doctor says a person has dementia, what does that mean? What do you do, say and ask?
A fascinating study in Europe finds that individuals who felt they had memory problems did in fact have measurable cognitive deficits. Scientists analyzed the spinal fluid to measure the levels of biomarkers associated with Alzheimer’s.
Tau PET is an imaging test used to detect the presence of tau protein in the brain. Researchers say it’s the best way to predict the rate of cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s.
When memory and thinking seem a little off, people tend to avoid getting a diagnosis. Yet early diagnosis allows for early benefits. These include better planning, treatment and therapy. Learn more about the advantages revealed in an important study.
A high-sugar diet causes insulin resistance in the brain, reducing neuronal debris removal. How badly can this increase neurodegeneration risk?
In the most difficult moments, Kindness heals and reassures.
PRESIDENT REAGAN ESTABLISHED NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS MONTH IN 1983. IN 1994, HE TOLD THE WORLD HE HAD IT. SEE VIDEO + HIS INSPIRING LETTER:
We make a living by what we get, but We make a life by what we give. (Click for more inspirational Posters & Cards)
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.