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You’re 4 Times More Likely to Get Dementia If You Don’t Do This, Study Says

Dementia is viewed by many people as an inevitable side effect of aging, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Wandering is life or death for people with Alzheimer’s, dementia who go missing

Impending snowstorms, such as the one headed for the East Coast, create extra anxiety for families living with someone prone to wandering.

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Memory care death: Richfield Police officer saw footsteps leading into deep snow

Peggy Jirousek was already dead when a staff member at the Renaissance of Richfield assisted living facility called 9-1-1.

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Finally, Medicare Takes A Step Towards Cost-Control – And Alzheimer’s Advocates Push Back

Back last June, the FDA made the controversial decision to approve a medication intended to treat Alzheimer’s disease, despite the lack of solid evidence of that drug’s effectiveness, and the strong appearance that the drugmaker had cherry-picked studies to include only a single trial and exclude those which showed no effectiveness.

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Program to offer Alzheimer’s resources

BUFFALO — An upcoming series aims to provide educational tools and other resources for those living with a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer’s disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment or other forms of dementia.

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Coping with Dementia: Building relationship with professional care community

Although most Americans choose to care for their loved ones at home, many do not or cannot, but choose to entrust the task to an Assisted Living Facility (ALF), a Memory Care Community, or a Skilled Nursing Environment.

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Understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases.

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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Caregiving in early stages of dementia

In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, your loved one may not need much caregiving assistance.

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If You Find This In Your Home, It May Be an Early Sign of Dementia

Dementia can be hard to identify, especially since the person experiencing symptoms is usually unaware of their condition.

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Wandering is life or death for people with Alzheimer’s, dementia who go missing

Impending snowstorms, such as the one headed for the East Coast, create extra anxiety for families living with someone prone to wandering.

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