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Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Knowing the Facts vs. the Myths

Did you know that 50 to 80 percent of dementia patients suffer from Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s affects a person’s ability to think clearly and remember how to do daily tasks, and it can change the person’s behavior; such as increased depression, withdrawal from social activities and cases

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Validation Therapy – A Kinder Way to Deal with Dementia

For caregivers dealing with dementia and other cognitive impairments, Validation Therapy is a kind and gentle approach. According to Fiona Gibson, whose mother is suffering from Alzheimer’s: “At the time, I had never heard of Validation Therapy, a ground-breaking approach which says instead of trying to bring a

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Denver Senior Care Advisors – Tips on Choosing the Right Senior Care Facility

Denver senior care advisors can help you choose a senior care facility. Make no mistake, this is not an easy choice. There are so many options available that the average person is overwhelmed with the possible decisions to make. It’s true that a good percentage of retirees enjoy

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Spices That Fight Dementia

Spices That Fight Dementia   As you age, your brain ages with you. Americans are living longer each year, and with our extended longevity comes memory related illnesses. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, roughly 700,000 Americans 65 and older will die from Alzheimer’s in 2015. Scientists continue

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Dementia and Parkinson’s – Webinar from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

Dementia and Parkinson’s – Webinar from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

  This is a replay of the one hour webinar from the Michael J. Fox Foundation. It fully explains the difference between dementia and Parkinson’s, and their similarities.   Parkinson’s Disease   Parkinson’s Disease is a chronic degenerative disease of the central nervous system in which the

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Depression and Dementia – Why Feeling Hopeless Might Increase the Risk

There might be a link between depression and dementia. When people develop feelings of hopelessness, it may increase their risk of getting dementia. Life causes us to go through many hard times. Whether it is stress at a job, an argument with someone, or the death of

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Senior Living Advisors Denver – Promoting Senior Wellness

Senior living advisors Denver, along with assisted living and memory care facilities throughout Colorado are promoting senior wellness through the Dementia Friendly America Initiative. As Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia continue to grow at an alarming rate, it will be necessary for communities to come

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Lewy Body Dementia – Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD), also known as Dementia with Lewy Bodies is one of the commonest forms of dementia. It is caused by deposits of abnormal proteins in the brain cells of the patient. These abnormal proteins, called Lewy Bodies disrupt the normal functioning of the brain

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Centenarian Scientist Tries to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor Fred Kummerow has spent more than 60 years writing about the dangers of trans fat and its link with heart disease. He is positive that trans fat and bad diets lead to brain plaque that causes Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Professor Kummerow needs

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Grief and Depression in Elderly Adults – How to Handle Emotions When a Spouse is Gone

Grief and depression can be overwhelming for elderly adults. The mental pressure increases when it comes to the loss of a spouse. Aging is a natural part of life, and death is a natural part of aging. We all know the time will come when we pass

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