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30 04, 2018

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

By |2019-07-12T07:56:35+00:00April 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 [...]

10 04, 2018

Anti-Epileptic Drugs Increase Risk of Dementia

By |2018-04-10T13:51:15+00:00April 10th, 2018|Medication, Research|0 Comments

  The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and Dementia, according to a new study. Continuous use of anti-epileptic drugs for a period exceeding one year [...]

21 02, 2018

Dementia Linked To Chronic Drinking of Alcohol, say scientists

By |2019-07-12T07:56:42+00:00February 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 |2019-07-12T07:56:43+00:00February 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 |2019-07-12T07:56:46+00:00January 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 |2019-07-12T07:56:48+00:00December 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 [...]

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