The Alzheimer’s Activity Apron

The Alzheimer’s Activity Apron

The benefits of sensory stimulation for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease cannot be underestimated. Studies have shown that keeping someone with dementia active and engaged promotes a sense of self worth and can even keep that person independent longer. Learn more about sensory stimulation and how you can make your own activity apron for a […]

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New Alzheimer’s Treatment Could Reverse Brain Damage

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Could Reverse Brain Damage

A new drug that promises to slow cognitive decline is having great success in early clinical trials. Learn more about this drug, the studies that have been done to determine its success, and what will come next for the newest hope in Alzheimer’s treatment. Alzheimer’s Treatment Exceeding Expectations in Early Trials A new drug from […]

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FDA Approves Combo Pill for Alzheimer’s

FDA Approves Combo Pill for Alzheimer’s

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a combination pill to treat people for moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about this drug treatment and how it may be able to help your loved one living with Alzheimer’s.  Using Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease affects over 36 million people worldwide and there […]

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Treating Alzheimer’s Symptoms with Acupuncture

Treating Alzheimer’s Symptoms with Acupuncture

The ancient Chinese method of acupuncture has been used for thousands of years throughout the world. It is a widely accepted practice in the West that has been shown to help treat a long list of ailments. A number of studies have shown that acupuncture can also have a positive effect on Alzheimer’s disease, improving mood […]

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7 Technological Innovations for Those with Dementia

7 Technological Innovations for Those with Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia have affected people across the globe and through the ages. While time has not brought a cure, it has brought new innovations which can ease the caregiving burden and help keep those diagnosed safe and more comfortable. Learn more about these innovations and how they can help a loved one. Technology […]

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Laughter for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Laughter for Alzheimer’s Prevention

There is nothing funny about Alzheimer’s disease. Though, research suggests laughter can affect Alzheimer’s prevention, help Alzheimer’s caregivers, and improve the quality of life for those afflicted by the disease. Is laughter really the best medicine? Learn more. There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, a disease which 36 million people live with daily. As researchers continue to […]

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Super Food: Let’s Talk Turmeric

Super Food: Let’s Talk Turmeric

I have to admit, when I was asked to write a post about turmeric, I had no idea how much it has been studied in terms of helping with everything from arthritis to migraines to Alzheimer’s! Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, is often found in curries and other spicy dishes from India, Asia, […]

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5 Reasons Why Music Boosts Brain Activity

5 Reasons Why Music Boosts Brain Activity

Music is understood to be a great way to break through to dementia patients, but do you know why? A new study shows us how music helps those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more. Music has been known to affect those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, but why it has an effect on these patients has not always been clear – until now. […]

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Why Cinnamon May Hold Secrets to Alzheimer’s Prevention

Why Cinnamon May Hold Secrets to Alzheimer’s Prevention

Cinnamon has long been used to fight bacterial and fungal infections, as well as improve reproductive functions, treat indigestion, migraines and cramping, in addition to helping regulate insulin levels for diabetics. Recent studies suggest that cinnamon may also have anti-Alzheimer’s disease properties.  Here is a closer look at the claim and what it means for the […]

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