MEDICATION: New insights in using Alzheimer’s drugs for other memory problems shows why these medications are no simple memory patch.
MEDICATION & MOOD: Aggression and agitation are hard challenges in dementia. An important study may offer some simple answers.
OFF-LABEL DRUGS, VIDEO & ARTICLE: The American Heart Association reports the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increases blood flow to the brain’s memory and learning center.
Mefenamic Acid, a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug, successfully treated Alzheimer’s in the lab. The University of Manchester showed how this medication completely reversed memory loss
PROGRESS IN THE NEWS – VIDEO & ARTICLE: In the lab, Alzheimer’s was delayed by FDA-approved “Dabigatran” (Pradaxa®), commonly used to clear blood clots. Can
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.