Dancing can help people with dementia

2017-03-13

Dementia
Choreographer Chris Wilson is using dance to enrich the lives of people with dementia. BBC Timeline found out more about his work.
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Brushstrokes help identify dementia in painters, study finds

2016-12-29

Dementia
New research could soon improve early detection of these illnesses, as scientists may have discovered a way to predict neurological disorders - at least in painters.
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Antipsychotic dose reduction effective in long-term care residents with dementia

2016-07-26

Dementia
Data presented at the Alzheimerís Association International Conference indicated deprescribing antipsychotics among long-term care residents with a history of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia was feasible without returning symptoms, though challenges remain.
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AAIC data: Cognitive training reduces dementia risk by 48%

2016-07-26

Dementia, Healthy Ageing, Senior Health
Speed processing training significantly reduced risk for dementia among older adults, according to longitudinal data presented at the Alzheimerís Association International Conference.
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Scientists offer new view on origins of Parkinson's disease

2016-06-24

Parkinsons
The death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease is likely a result of stress in their endoplasmic reticulum or protein-folding machinery rather than just a general failure of their mitochondria or powerhouses.
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Why the Montessori Method is Becoming a Popular Treatment for Dementia

2016-05-27

Alzheimers, Dementia
The Montessori method is being used to successfully engage Alzheimerís disease patients, and itís an idea thatís gaining traction in the caregiving community.
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Scientists have developed a new smartphone game that helps fight dementia

2016-05-06

Dementia
Scientists have created a new smartphone game that may help determine how dementia affects the brain and improve approaches to detect the disease early.
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Blood thinning medication warfarin could cause dementia

2016-05-05

Dementia
Millions of people who take a common blood thinning medication prescribed for heart conditions could be at risk of developing dementia, warns new research.
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Noninvasive Device Monitors Parkinsonís Patients, Informs Treatment Decisions

2016-05-05

Parkinsons
An innovative new companion monitoring tool worn like a wristwatch could help provide more effective therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease and other disorders that affect movement by better informing the decisions of physicians who treat them.
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STUDY: 64 PERCENT OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA FEEL ISOLATED

2016-01-03

Alzheimers, Dementia
http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2016/01/03/Study-64-percent-of-people-with-dementia-feel-isolated/2361451848941/
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DEMENTIA LOVED ONES 'BENEFIT FROM VISITS'

2016-01-01

Alzheimers, Dementia
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35199882
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When his wife developed Alzheimer's, Bill got to return all the love she'd always given him.

2015-09-04

Alzheimers, Dementia, Inspiration
"She has done so much for me over all of these years. Now she can't, but I can. And I can return her love. And it's a love that, well, to me, means I can do everything for her. "
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TREATMENT GAP OF DEMENTIA

2014-10-13

Alzheimers, Dementia
Closing the treatment gap of dementia in India
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CAREGIVING NOTES

2014-03-17

Alzheimers, Dementia, Caregiving
Resource for Care Givers experience with Dementia family members
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