Babysitting Grandchildren Could Lower the Risk for Alzheimer’s

Babysitting Grandchildren Could Lower the Risk for Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: October 26, 2018 There’s nothing like children to keep older adults active and joyful. A recent study shows that babysitting grandchildren may actually prevent Alzheimer’s disease by increasing brain function and memory. In addition to boosting brain power, babysitting has been linked to decreased rates of depression. Learn more about the correlation between babysitting […]

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A Grandparent’s Dementia

A Grandparent’s Dementia

One of the most important relationships is the relationship between grandchildren and their grandparents. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia may take away the fullness of that relationship over the years. However, there are still ways to nurture the connection between grandparent and grandchild, keeping it meaningful and strong even in the case of a […]

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How Memory Care Will Change by 2025

How Memory Care Will Change by 2025

As people continue to live longer lives, the incidence of age-related diseases — like dementia — continues to rise exponentially, along with the need for dementia care and senior living services. Not only are more memory care communities needed, but innovative approaches to providing quality care must also be developed. Read more about these approaches and how memory […]

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3 Ways to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

3 Ways to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

“By the time I’m that age, I hope there’ll be a cure.” Most of us have heard someone say that in a conversation about Alzheimer’s disease, or we’ve said it ourselves. We’re counting on researchers to untangle the causes and find more effective treatments, but right now many of those professionals are facing a serious […]

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A High Blood Pressure Protein May Prevent Alzheimer’s

A High Blood Pressure Protein May Prevent Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: October 12, 2018 A study from the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that a high blood pressure protein may prevent Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline by destroying beta-amyloid proteins that are highly associated with the disease. Learn more about Alzheimer’s and its correlation to high blood pressure. ACE – A High Blood Pressure Protein – […]

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4 Ways Anxiety Increases Your Risk of Dementia

4 Ways Anxiety Increases Your Risk of Dementia

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 […]

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How to Deal With Aggression and Dementia

How to Deal With Aggression and Dementia

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 […]

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