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8 Medication Questions for Caregivers to Ask Doctors

CARE TIPS: People with Alzheimer’s generally take a lot of medicine. Some drugs boost memory and cognition, while others help with mood, behavior and the many conditions that affect the elderly. Learn how caregivers can help ensure medication is taken safely and correctly. There are 2 things that can be said about all FDA-approved medications: […]

Sound-Stimulation for Dementia

VIDEO: A new therapy could be music to the ears of people with Alzheimer’s. In dementia, sound-stimulation at 40 hertz appears to increase cognition, clarity and alertness. See more.
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Boomer Health: Making the most of life with Alzheimer’s

Read this in depth story concerning Alzheimer’s and Dr Mark Brody in the Palm Beach Post . By Steve Dorfman – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Posted: 12:00 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2016 Geri and Jim Taylor didn’t set out to become famous. But after Geri’s early-stage Alzheimer’s diagnosis in November 2012, they wanted to […]

Busy Minds Can Push Off Alzheimer’s

MAYO CLINIC VIDEO + ARTICLE: Find out about activities that can help your mind push off Alzheimer’s by as much as 8 years. MINNEAPOLIS – People who keep mentally and physically healthy in middle age may help stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in the online edition of Neurology®, […]

85 with Dementia? Good Chance It’s HS-AGING and Not Alzheimer’s

3 important dementia studies focus on HS-AGING. It’s a type of dementia almost as common as Alzheimer’s in the 85+ group. Yet few people have heard of it. Why? What makes it different? In those who live to a very advanced age (beyond the age of 85) HS-AGING (hippocampal sclerosis in the elderly) is almost […]
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