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47 Million People Estimated to Have Dementia

It is estimated that the number of people with dementia has increased by 12 million over the past six years. The cost of treating the disease could top three trillion dollars over the next three years. Nearly 47 Million People Now Have Dementia, Report Shows Researchers say nearly

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Sharing Art Helps Medical Students Connect With Dementia Patients

A simple leisurely activity such as sharing art is allowing medical students to better relate to dementia patients. As we get older, our brains age, as well. When we think of working out, it’s usually our bodies that come to mind. Yet, there has been enough research

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Understanding Lewy Body Dementia – Why It is Difficult to Diagnose

Lewy Body Dementia Lewy Body Dementia remains difficult to diagnose. Therefore, it is vital to have your senior loved one see a doctor whenever something doesn’t look or feel right. Jennings’ husband, Dean, died in 2010 after living with five years of Lewy body dementia, a disease

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Senior Health – Alzheimer’s Risk May be Predicted by Blood Protein

Predicting Alzheimer’s risk might be a little bit easier due to recent findings. Researchers have discovered a blood protein that could indicate the development of mild cognitive impairment – a condition associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia – long before symptoms

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Memory Care for Seniors with Dementia – Ways to Improve Memory

Memory care for seniors with dementia comes in many forms. When you want to improve memory, how about Rock and Roll music? Did you realize that there are many natural ways to assist in improving the memory in the elderly? This short article will provide some sound

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Free Alzheimer’s and Dementia Guide from Applewood Our House

We are offering a very educational free Alzheimer’s and dementia guide. If you would like to learn more about how these diseases affect the memory, what to look out for, and what to ask your doctor, then this 27-page guide is for you. All you need to do is

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Dementia – A Gradual Slow Walk to Brain Demise

Dementia can be defined as gradual memory loss. People who have it begin having problems with reasoning and their ability to think. In addition to the memory, it can lead to a decline in the capacity to function physically. Although, there are various forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s

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Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis

Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis

Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis The first statement of its kind written by people with dementia on the subject of the Alzheimer’s diagnosis experience. Talk to me directly, the person with dementia I am the person with the disease, and though those close to me will also

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Person Centered Care – A Perfect Way to Treat Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

Person Centered Care – A Perfect Way to Treat Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia

  Person Centered Care – A Perfect Way to Treat Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia   Person-centered care is a system and philosophy that looks at each individual and helps caregivers to come up with a better way to treat Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. The simple reasoning is

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Dementia or Mental Illness – The Difficulty in Finding a Proper Diagnosis in the Elderly

Dementia or Mental Illness – The Difficulty in Finding a Proper Diagnosis in the Elderly

Dementia or Mental Illness – The Difficulty in Finding a Proper Diagnosis in the Elderly   When some people think of dementia or mental illness, they assume it is one of the same. However, that just isn’t true. For the most part, dementia usually affects the elderly.

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