Does Your Aging Parent Have Dementia?

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When a parent is diagnosed with dementia, it’s a hard time for everyone involved. You might wonder: What is dementia exactly? How did this happen to my parent? How can I respond lovingly? How can I make sure that my mother or father gets the care he or she deserves? It probably seems that there are so many questions and so few answers. But … Read More

New Checklist for Earlier Detection of Alzheimer’s

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Dementia is one of the most prevalent conditions impacting older people. Of all the forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common. While there aren’t any specific treatments, early diagnosis is still crucial. This is because knowing the cause of your symptoms can reduce the anxiety that you and your loved ones feel. Researchers have recently developed a new … Read More

Can Insulin Therapy Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Dementia is quickly becoming one of the most common mental health problems in the world. Of those suffering from dementia, the most common condition is Alzheimer’s disease. It’s expected that in just over 30 years time, 140 million people across the world will be suffering from this condition. Research has shown that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by areas of the … Read More

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Dementia

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Dementia is one of those subjects that can be difficult for people to talk about. And that’s understandable. However, we should all find out a bit more about it. Here are five things you probably don’t know about dementia. 1. People Under 65 Can Get Dementia Too Many of us see dementia as something that only affects seniors. Also, it’s … Read More

10 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s disease is a serious, and common, problem. The trouble is, most people are unaware of what it is and how serious it can be. To help shed some light on this terrible diseases, here are ten things you should know: 1. Seniors Are Most At Risk Alzheimer’s is typically associated with seniors. The majority of cases involves people that … Read More

Understanding the Stages of Lewy Body Dementia

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Lewy Body Dementia, also called Dementia with Lewy Bodies, is a form of dementia. The progressive condition is less common than Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia. However, it is still the most common form of dementia behind those two. Many people have not heard of the disease, despite it affecting a lot of people. Others will have heard of it for … Read More

Coping With The Difficulties Of Alzheimer’s As It Develops

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One of the biggest fears of ageing is that you might develop a condition like Alzheimer’s. There are both physical and mental implications of old age. But the possibility of developing a condition like Alzheimer’s is easily one of the worst. If you start to develop the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, it can slowly feel as though your free will is … Read More

Alzheimer’s Research Breakthroughs

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The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050, but there’s hope on the horizon with exciting new treatments, answers, and studies that may help prevent and reverse the disease. Reader’s Digest explores these developments in their article, “Alzheimer’s Research: 7 Breakthroughs to Give Hope for the Future” as they share how medical experts hope … Read More

Questions You Probably Have About Alzheimer’s, Answered by an Expert

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In their blog post, “Dr. Knopman Talks the Latest and Greatest in Alzheimer’s Research,” Alz.org reveals the results of their Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) feature “Ask the Expert” with Dr. David Knopman. Dr. Knopman is a professor of neurology and Consultant in Neurology at the Mayo Clinic, a co-investigator in the Mayo Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and he’s written … Read More