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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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10 Important Tips on How to Speak to Someone Who Has Dementia

You need to know how to speak to someone who has dementia. The average person probably doesn’t know that it is necessary to try and step into the world of a dementia sufferer. However, there is a strong likelihood that you will experience this at least one

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Lewy Body Dementia – Living With a Disease That is Difficult to Diagnose

Lewy Body dementia is a slow progressing neuro-degenerative disease. You probably didn’t know that Lewy Body Dementia represents 20% of all types of dementia, and is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s. The multi-system disease affects more than 1 million people in the U.S.

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Seniors Staying Fit – How Exercising Keeps Seniors Looking and Feeling Young

Exercising in general, is one of the best activities for seniors. There are many exercises that can be done, at any ability level, and in this article, we will briefly discuss a few. In future articles, we will discuss specific activities that you can do for relaxation,

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Dealing with Dementia – Tips for Sufferers, Caregivers, and Visitors

There is so much that goes into dealing with dementia in the elderly. It requires constant care and it can be overwhelming. There needs to be a team effort to to make the situation as bearable as possible. When someone has early stages of dementia, it’s a

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