Diagnosis Matters: Is It Alzheimer’s or Another Dementia?

Diagnosis Matters: Is It Alzheimer’s or Another Dementia?

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are two terms often used interchangeably. However, the two conditions are different and diagnosing the cause of impaired cognition is incredibly important. Learn more about other conditions that cause dementia and why getting the correct diagnosis is important. Why an Alzheimer’s or Another Dementia Diagnosis Matters It is not uncommon for […]

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10 Caregiver Tips for Traveling With Alzheimer’s

10 Caregiver Tips for Traveling With Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: May 3, 2019 Summer is just around the corner and for many of us, that means fun family vacations. These vacations can turn stressful, however, for caregivers who are traveling with a parent or senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Although it can be overwhelming, foresight and proper preparation make it possible. Learn more from these […]

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Spring Activities for Seniors With Dementia

Spring Activities for Seniors With Dementia

Spring has arrived and if you are a caregiver to a parent or senior loved one with dementia, you may be ready to get outside and start enjoying some spring activities with them. People in all stages of the disease need to participate in activities to enjoy life, but when planning spring activities for a […]

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Active Minds Delay Dementia Symptoms, Not Disease

Active Minds Delay Dementia Symptoms, Not Disease

Last Updated: April 24, 2019 Researchers have found that active minds can help delay dementia symptoms, but a recent study has concluded that it does not delay the onset of the actual disease. Learn more about this research. Active Minds Only Delay Dementia Symptoms, According to Study A recent study published in Neurology has found that […]

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Will Education Really Reduce Dementia Risk?

Will Education Really Reduce Dementia Risk?

It is a long-held theory that the more time a person spends educating themselves, the better protected he or she is against dementia. Research has resulted in conflicting or inconclusive results, however, a new study suggests that while those with more education do demonstrate a higher level of cognitive functioning, it does not reduce dementia […]

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6 Health Ailments That Accompany Alzheimer’s

6 Health Ailments That Accompany Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: April 19, 2019 Several health ailments have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, the disease itself can be a risk factor for other health problems, particularly as it progresses to later stages. Learn more about six health ailments that accompany Alzheimer’s and ways to decrease your risk of the disease through lifestyle changes. […]

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Dementia and Gut Bacteria: New Research Shows Link

Dementia and Gut Bacteria: New Research Shows Link

A new study presented at the International Stroke Conference and published online in the Scientific Reports journal has found a correlation between dementia and gut bacteria – finding that the depletion of certain gut bacteria results in an increased risk of the disease. Learn more about the study and what it means for the future […]

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