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This Blood Test May Identify Alzheimer's Before Symptoms Arise

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

There is a growing consensus among neurobiologists that says that treatment for Alzheimer’s needs to begin and be tested as soon as possible, even before symptoms arise. However, it can be hard to identify Alzheimer’s until it is too late. But, this could be changing.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Tips For Dealing With Sundowning

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Sundowning is a major issue for many senior citizens who are dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. The term refers broadly to a number of symptoms occurring in elderly patients after the time of sunset.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Creating A Safe Environment For A Senior With Alzheimer's

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

As we age, our bodies can weaken and we can experience degenerative physical and mental disease, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible and progressive brain disorder that slow disrupts and destroys cognitive ability and memory and thinking skills.

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Topics: Alzheimers

How Exercise Can Help With Alzheimer's

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

The benefits that exercise can have on the brain and body are well researched and recognized. Exercise is something that can help virtually everyone, however, there is some growing evidence that shows that physical exercise may be able to help with the maintenance of brain size and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease risks like obesity, hypertension, stroke, and more.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Safety Technology For Seniors With Alzheimer's

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Alzheimer’s is one of the most well-known aging diseases in the United States and the amount of seniors with alzheimer's continues to rise. Despite how notorious it is, there is not a lot that is understood about the disease.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Anosognosia And Dementia

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

According to research from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, unfortunately, many of these individuals also suffer from a serious problem associated with dementia called anosognosia. Simply put, anosognosia is a condition in which a person doesn’t understand or rejects a diagnosis that they have.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Music Therapy For Alzheimer's

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Music is not just a form of entertainment, music therapy is an option that can and should be used for dementia patients. One study that examined the neurological benefits of music found that music therapy can reinforce social cohesion, family ties, self-esteem, and a better quality of life.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Stem Cell Therapy and Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, it affects about 44 million people around the globe. Alzheimer’s is a progressive, degenerative disease that affects memory, judgement, and more. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Similarly, it is the only disease in the in the top ten of leading causes of death in the United States that cannot be cured or prevented. However, some believe that the cure for Alzheimer’s disease is obtainable, specifically through the use of stem cell therapy.

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Topics: Alzheimers

How To Care For Your Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Mar 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM
  

Today, more than 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, a figure which experts predict will rise to nearly 14 million by the year 2050. Alzheimer’s is not a disease which merely affects the individual. However, family members and friends alike must learn to cope with the changes the disease brings to their loved one.

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Topics: Alzheimers

What Is Sun Downing And How To Minimize It

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jan 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to a group of symptoms related to memory and cognitive problems. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. According to to the National Institutes of Health, Alzheimer’s affects more than 5.5 million Americans.

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Topics: Alzheimers

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