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7 11, 2017

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

By |2019-07-12T07:56:50+00:00November 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 [...]

7 11, 2017

Chimpanzees Are First Animal Shown to Develop Telltale Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2019-07-12T07:56:51+00:00November 7th, 2017|Research|0 Comments

  Brain analysis revealed protein plaques and tangles, but whether the animals develop dementia is unclear. Aged chimpanzees develop brain characteristics that are similar — but not identical — to those seen in [...]

5 11, 2017

Dementia’s Double-Edged Sword – Educated Lose Memory Faster

By |2019-07-12T07:56:53+00:00November 5th, 2017|Research|1 Comment

  Research has found  that the onset of dementia is delayed in people who have more years of formal education. But a new study shows that this protection may come at a price: once dementia [...]

18 10, 2017

Does Your Loved One With Dementia Live In a Different Reality?

By |2019-07-12T07:56:56+00:00October 18th, 2017|Jura Care Blog, Resources|1 Comment

  Someone with Dementia commonly experiences memory loss. Usually the person's short-term memories are affected first; they're forgotten or confused with other memories. While their memories from long ago still remain. This might cause the [...]

27 09, 2017

2 year old girl with Alzheimer’s May Soon Forget Her Parents

By |2019-07-12T07:56:59+00:00September 27th, 2017|Research|2 Comments

  Marian McGlocklin looks like any two year old little girl. She’s as bubbly and curious as any toddler, but sadly she’s also living with a rare disease. Marian suffers from Niemann-Pick disease type [...]

7 09, 2017

Drugs To Avoid In Patients With Dementia

By |2019-07-12T07:57:02+00:00September 7th, 2017|Research, Resources|0 Comments

  Elderly people with dementia often tolerate drugs less favorably than healthy older adults. Reasons for this include: An increased sensitivity to certain side effects Difficulty with adhering to drug regimens Decreased ability [...]

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