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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, [...]

8 12, 2017

Don’t Wait Before It’s Too Late: Stay on Top of Your Elderly Parent’s Care

By | 2017-12-08T06:11:58+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Resources|0 Comments

  Today, it’s more common than ever for families and friends to live long distances away from each other, including from their elderly parents. Whether the children have relocated for work or the senior [...]

7 11, 2017

4 Key Questions To Ask If A Senior Family Member Refuses Care

By | 2017-11-13T07:31:29+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Jura Care Blog, Resources|0 Comments

  It’s not uncommon for a senior to resist the idea of receiving care, especially from an outside source. Most seniors strongly desire to maintain their independence, and that doesn’t just mean living [...]