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Study Shows How Extra Sleep Could Improve Memory

Many studies have shown the positive effects of sleep on memory, but researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis were curious to see if sleep could improve memory enough to help people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.Learn more about the study and what researchers learned about the importance of sleep in brain health. Sleep as an Alzheimer’s Treatment Method Knowing that sleep can improve memory in a healthy brain, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis wondered if sleep could improve the memory of someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The researchers, led by Paul Shaw, PhD and professor of neurobiology at the Washington University School of...
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Movie Inspires Alzheimer's Patients to Begin Day in New Way

A 2004 romantic comedy has inspired one assisted living community to change the way they communicate with their residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.Residents who have Alzheimer’s at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, begin each day with a five minute video from a loved one letting them know who they are, where they are, and who will be caring for them.Learn more about this innovative technique, how the movie inspires Alzheimer's patients and the positive effects it is having on those living with and caring for the disease. An Innovative Alzheimer's Technique An idea borrowed from an unlikely source is bringing a new twist to dementia caregiving.Residents who have Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia...
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