Researchers in New York found a gene that links cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer’s.
Researchers say a lifestyle-only treatment which includes increased physical activity may be the best prescription for preventing vascular and other issues that can lead to dementia. Their prescription: sit less and move more for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol, which helps address vascular issues.
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A massive study of medical and genetic data shows that people with a particular version of a gene involved in immune response had a lower risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
Maude’s Awards: Recognizing Innovation in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
The spice turmeric contains curcumin. In a UCLA study, curcumin significantly improved memory and mildly improved mood in people with memory problems.
M.I.T.’s Rendever takes dementia residents like Miriam Keith back to wonderful places no longer accessible to them.
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.
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.