Alzheimer’s Awareness Affects Families and Finances

Alzheimer’s Awareness Affects Families and Finances

Last Updated: January 25, 2019 A study from the University of Utah suggests that people who have a family history of Alzheimer’s are more likely to seek expert financial advice and delay retirement than those who do not have a family history of the disease. Learn more about this study and why researchers believe an […]

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Can a Person With Dementia Draft a Will?

Can a Person With Dementia Draft a Will?

Last Updated: January 23, 2019 Assisting a parent or senior loved one in planning for the future with dementia can be difficult, but it is necessary. Time is of the essence and the more time that passes after a dementia diagnosis means there is less time for that person to participate in the planning process. Learn more […]

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How “Caregiver Education Days” Could Help Families Address Alzheimer’s

How “Caregiver Education Days” Could Help Families Address Alzheimer’s

No one can be fully prepared for the challenges of Alzheimer’s caregiving, but there are ways that we can better prepare caregivers for the demands the disease brings. That’s why one organization is encouraging caregivers to participate in “Caregiver Education Days.” Learn more about how Caregiver Education Days can help caregivers prepare for the challenges […]

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7 Technological Innovations for Those With Dementia

7 Technological Innovations for Those With Dementia

Last Updated: January 9, 2019 While time has not brought a cure for dementia, it has brought new technological innovations which can ease the caregiving burden and help keep those diagnosed more comfortable and safe. Learn more about these innovations for dementia and how they can help your parents and senior loved ones. 10 Technological […]

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How AI Could Detect Alzheimer’s Years Before a Medical Diagnosis

How AI Could Detect Alzheimer’s Years Before a Medical Diagnosis

A new study published in the journal Radiology demonstrates how artificial intelligence (AI) can improve brain imaging to predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that using AI may help doctors detect Alzheimer’s six years before a medical diagnosis is made – opening the door for more lifestyle changes, preparation and treatment methods. […]

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Air Pollution and Dementia: Study Shows More Evidence of Link Between the Two

Air Pollution and Dementia: Study Shows More Evidence of Link Between the Two

New research has found a positive association between air pollution and dementia, supporting the findings of previous studies. The latest research study used data from the Clinical Practice Research Database to compare dementia diagnoses by zip code, finding that those in higher polluted areas were more likely to eventually develop the disease. Learn more about the […]

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Japanese City Confronts Dementia Through Community Care

Japanese City Confronts Dementia Through Community Care

Last Updated: January 2, 2019 Japan is well-known for its community-centric culture, but many people are unaware of how the country’s culture extends to the dementia epidemic. Japan is confronting the disease through training programs, equipping its citizens to know how to identify signs of dementia and prevent wandering. Learn more about how Japan is launching training sessions […]

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