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In a review of four studies that looked at over 40,000 participants, researchers found a positive connection between moderate to severe anxiety and the likelihood of developing dementia within 10 years.
Learn more about the four ways that anxiety can increase your risk of dementia and the steps that you can take to keep your brain healthier.
How Anxiety Increases Your Risk of Dementia
Does anxiety increase your risk of dementia? Or is anxiety an early sign of dementia? A recent study by Amy Gimson, a researcher at the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Medicine, suggests that it is, indeed, anxiety that Read more
Aggression is one of the worst parts of caring for a parent or senior loved one with dementia, but you’re not powerless. Having a number of strategies on hand to deploy whenever you need them gives you the means to handle a loved one’s aggression any time it rears its head.
Learn more about how to cope with aggression and dementia.
7 Ways to Deal With Aggression and Dementia
Making the situation even worse for many caregivers and families, a parent or senior loved one’s aggression may seem to come out of nowhere. “This is likely a significant personality change for the patient and the Read more