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Dementia Gene Raises Risk Of Severe COVID-19

Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study.

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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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Diet: How You Combine Foods May Raise Dementia Risk

People whose diets consisted mostly of highly processed meats, starchy foods like potatoes, and snacks like cookies and cakes, were more likely to have dementia years later than people who ate a wider variety of healthy foods.

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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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Stalked By The Fear That Dementia Is Stalking You

Am I alone in this? Hardly. Many people, like me, who’ve watched this cruel illness destroy a family member, dread the prospect that they, too, might become demented.

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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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