Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: June 2018

The Silver Lining of an Early Diagnosis
By Tamekia Reece Edited by Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LL.M, CELA There seems to be a discrepancy among the…
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Understanding and Preventing Wandering
By Margie Monin Dombrowski Wandering is a common problem for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia,…
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2 Hours a Week of Exercise Can Boost Brain Health
Exercising for at least 52 hours over a six month period — for an average of about two hours a…
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‘Exergames,’ Which Combine Exercise and Games, May Benefit Brain Health
Regular exercise has been shown to reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia later in life.…
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Eat Fish, Fruit, Vegetables and Nuts for Brain Health
Older men and women who eat a healthy diet tend to have larger brains, which may help to protect against…
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Keep Friends Close
Friendships can and should be preserved and encouraged for people with Alzheimer’s. By Winnie Yu When Carol Bradley Bursack’s father…
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The Great Outdoors and Brain Health
By Terri Poindexter Smith Running (or Walking), Swimming and Cycling Aerobic exercises like running, jogging, brisk walking, swimming or cycling—all…
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Daytime Sleepiness May Be Early Warning Sign of Alzheimer’s
Older adults who were excessively sleepy during the day showed signs of brain changes typical of Alzheimer’s disease. The…
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Alzheimer’s Disease Increases the Risk of Falls
Falls are common in older men and women, and can lead to prolonged hospital stays and serious medical complications. Falls…
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