Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: May 2018

Balancing Act
Balance exercises can help those with dementia reduce their likelihood of falls, maintain their independence longer and improve their quality…
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Music May Ease the Anxiety of Alzheimer’s
More good news on the music and Alzheimer’s front. Researchers report that music activates parts of the brain spared by…
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Beet Compound Shows Promise Against Alzheimer’s
A substance found in beets that gives the root vegetables their rich color could help to fight the brain damage…
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Creating a SPARK
By Jennifer Sellers Artistic expression can lead to enriching experiences for people with dementia. Imagine a woman with reduced language…
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A Single Night of Not Sleeping Tied to Alzheimer’s Brain Changes
Not sleeping for just one night produced brain changes typical of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports. The study found…
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Should Alzheimer’s Patients Drink Coffee?
Anyone who enjoys the jolt of a cup of coffee in the morning knows that caffeine can provide a mental…
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Alzheimer’s Rates Could Double in Coming Decades
It is estimated that more than 9.3 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease by the year 2060 if effective treatments are not found.
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Can a Salad a Day Help Keep Memory Sharp?
Older men and women who ate a serving a day of green, leafy vegetables had a slower rate of decline…
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