Friday, August 12, 2022

6 Reasons Why You Might Have to Put Someone with Dementia in a Memory...

Every caregiver of a person living with Alzheimer's, Lewy Body dementia, Parkinson's or any other related dementia faces this gut wrenching question - Should I put my loved with dementia in a nursing home or...

5 Ways to Redirect Someone With Alzheimer’s

Redirection is a handy all-purpose tool for responding to many of the bothersome, inappropriate, or potentially unsafe behaviors of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. By Paula Spencer ScottAlzheimer's Reading Room To redirect means to help the person...

An Intergenerational Program for Honor’s Students Helps People with Alzheimer’s Disease

“Bringing Art to Life” is an inter-generational program aimed at helping people with Alzheimer’s disease and college students, in Alabama. The program,...

How to Listen to an Alzheimer’s Patient

Two of the biggest problems Alzheimer's and Dementia caregivers face are how to cope, and how to talk with someone who has dementia. The issue: are you really listening to the person living with dementia?...

Test Question Results May Predict the Risk of Alzheimer’s in High School Students (Part...

A recent Chicago Tribune article reported on the largest survey, ever, involving American teenagers—440,000 to be exact.  The survey was administered back...

In Heaven There is No Alzheimer’s

I have been thinking about this for a long timeIn Heaven there is no Alzheimer's.And now, I am convinced this is true. In fact, I think when you go to Heaven you remember everything. The...

New Study Links Early Alzheimer’s with Psychiatric Symptoms

A new study, conducted at the University of Sao Paulo (in collaboration with the Brazilian Biobank for Aging Studies) has discovered a...

Learning How to Communicate with Someone Living with Alzheimer’s

You start feeling good about yourself and soon the person who has Alzheimer's will start feeling pretty good also. Instead of getting that nasty vibe from you, you will be sending a very different...

Iowa State College Students Help to Raise Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease

Colleges and Universities around the country are working to raise awareness in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.  One such college is Iowa...

Test Your Memory for Dementia in 15 Minutes (SAGE)

The research from this Alzheimer's memory test, Self-Administered Geocognitive Examination (SAGE), shows that four out of five people (80 percent) with memory issues will be detected by this test. Ninety-five percent (95) of people who...
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Dietary intake of beans and risk of disabling dementia: The Circulatory Risk in Communities...

World Health Organaization. Dementia. 2021. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/dementia.Cabinet Office GoJ. Situation on ageing: current state and trends on the elderly and their environment. Annual Report on...

Plasma p-tau231 and p-tau217 as state markers of amyloid-β pathology in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

Participant characteristicsThe present study was performed in the ALFA+ cohort, a nested longitudinal study from the ALFA (for ALzheimer’s and FAmilies) study16. The ALFA...

Protective effect of apolipoprotein E epsilon 3 on sporadic Alzheimer’s disease in the Chinese...

Study characteristicsAmong the 2134 articles retrieved from the databases, 116 articles were finally screened: 96 Chinese articles (Supplementary) and 20 English articles17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36. The articles...