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30 04, 2018

Memories of music cannot be lost to Alzheimer’s and dementia

By | 2018-04-30T10:12:36+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

  If you're especially into a piece of music, your brain does something called Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), which feels to you like a tingling in your brain or scalp. It's nature's own little "buzz", a [...]

21 02, 2018

Dementia Linked To Chronic Drinking of Alcohol, say scientists

By | 2018-02-21T10:43:51+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Research|0 Comments

  While some studies have shown a possible benefit of light-to-moderate drinking, chronic heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially early onset of the disease, according to [...]

14 02, 2018

Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients

By | 2018-02-14T11:54:04+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

  Just one hour a week of social interaction can improve the quality of life for dementia patients in care homes, a study suggests. A trial involving more than 800 people with dementia [...]

3 01, 2018

Most Hospitals Are Ill-prepared for Dementia Patients

By | 2018-01-03T12:02:16+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|An Alzheimer's Story, Research|0 Comments

Steve Johanson had a fierce and knowledgeable advocate at his side when he visited a hospital recently: his wife, Judy. In the six years since Steve had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, [...]