Tag Archive | "Dementia"

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How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member

Mary Foss said she knew it was time to broach this sensitive topic with her husband Darrell when she noticed he was having difficulty doing the home improvement projects.

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How To Support People With Dementia

Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason.

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Elderly Use Virtual Reality For Travel, Health Issues

Joy Golliver recently visited the Washington state community where she and her late husband lived for more than 20 years.

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The Delicate Issue Of Taking Away A Senior’s Smartphone

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dr. Halima Amjad now asks older patients if they use a computer or smartphone and are having trouble such as forgetting passwords or getting locked out of accounts.

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Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.

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Caregivers Of People With Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Family caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep.

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