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Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease A Step Closer

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

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Why Do More Women Have Alzheimer’s Than Men?

Middle-aged women are more likely than men to have changes in the brain related to Alzheimer’s disease, as detected by imaging, even when there are no differences in thinking and memory.

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Berries, Apples & Tea May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were two to four times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias over 20 years compared with people whose intake was higher.

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Coronavirus & Alzheimer’s: What Family Caregivers Need to Know

The Coronavirus pandemic threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, but the virus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s.

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Caring For Elderly In The Age Of COVID-19

When Dr. Christopher Johnson was asked about the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, he said, “The biggest threat to older people right now is younger people.”

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Memory Cafe Offers Comfort & Connections

Doug and Connie Moore met at seminary. He was a student and pastor of an inner-city congregation, and she was a student and a public health nurse.

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