Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: November 2006

Alzheimer’s Then and Now: 100 Years of Providing Care for Those in Need
Management of Alzheimer's has progressed in the last century, though the search for a cure continues.
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Computer “Games” Provide Mental Edge in People with Alzheimer’s
Stimulating Internet-based program provided a boost to those taking Alzheimer's medicines.
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“Good” Fats in Fish May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk
DHA, a natural substance found in fish, was linked to a lower risk of dementia.
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Counseling Helps Keep People with Alzheimer’s Out of Nursing Homes
Targeted counseling and support prolongs the time that Alzheimer's sufferers can be cared for at home.
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Eat Your Veggies to Keep Your Memory Sharp
Vegetables, but not fruit, helped fight memory problems in old age.
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Social Support Is Key for Alzheimer’s Caregivers
Emotional support and a broad network of family and friends can all ease stress of caregiving.
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