- admin

Text Size:

Health Care Reform Brings New Options for Alzheimer’s Care

The new health care reform bill has a provision, known as the CLASS Act, for Community Living Assistance for Services and Supports Plan, that may provide help to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease by creating a nationwide voluntary insurance program to provide long-term care services and support to families affected by long-term ailments, including Alzheimer’s. Continue reading

Memory Decline May Be Rapid Before Alzheimer’s Onset

A rapid decline in thinking and memory skills often heralds the onset of Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading

Feeling Like Your Life Has Purpose May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

Men and women who have a great sense of purpose in their lives appear to be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s in old age… Continue reading

Certain Foods May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Certain foods may be especially effective in helping to protect against Alzheimer’s. Continue reading

High Blood Pressure Linked to Alzheimer’s in Seniors

Men and women who have high blood pressure in middle age are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

Weighing the Benefits of Feeding Tubes for Advanced Alzheimer’s

Problems with eating are a big concern in people with Alzheimer’s disease, particularly in the late stages when patients cannot feed themselves or swallow and suffer from a variety of medical issues… Continue reading

Vital Research Continues as Alzheimer’s Burden Grows

Will you get Alzheimer’s in old age? If you live past age 85, chances are better than one in three that you will… Continue reading

Drowsiness, Staring and Mental Lapses May Signal Alzheimer’s Disease

Seniors who feel drowsy much of the time, or who have periods when they stare into space or their thinking seems illogical or disorganized, may be at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease… Continue reading

Regular Exercise and Resistance Training Are Good for the Brain

Ongoing physical activity has been linked to a longer life and all kinds of benefits for the body, including less heart disease, fewer falls and broken bones, greater lung function and a trimmer physique… Continue reading

Can a Nutritional Drink Help People With Alzheimer’s?

An experimental nutritional drink is being tested that aims to boost the cognitive abilities of those with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

← Back