How Lifestyle Changes Can Help Reduce the Risk of Dementia

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Studies continue to show the impact that positive life changes can have on brain health, so the Alzheimer’s Association compiled simple and easy to follow steps for preventing cognitive decline and reducing the risk of dementia. Learn more about these steps and how they can help maintain, and in some cases improve, brain health. Tips to […]

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I Am More than My Diagnosis

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Tim, diagnosed with Frontotemporal dementia in 2012, living with HIV Working in information technology and then for many years as a part of a management team, my career was very important to me. At the end of 2009, however, I realized that I was having trouble focusing on my job, and one day after a [...]

Diet that mimics fasting may promote longevity and improve healthspan

Researchers have created a fasting-mimicking diet that they found increased lifespan and healthspan of mice and reduced risk factors linked to cancer, CVD and diabetes in humans.

Stories My Grandfather Told Me

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I am sitting at a dinner party in Deauville, France, listening to my grandfather recount stories I’ve heard him tell a thousand times before; times spent with Peter O’Toole in the desert, his love affair with Barbra Streisand and with other leading ladies, past exploits at card tables and racetracks. But this night is different. The stories are off; rich [...]

Alzheimer’s risk may be predicted by blood protein

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A study in twins has discovered a single blood protein that could indicate in advance the development of mild cognitive impairment, a disorder associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

Cheri Taylor, Executive Director, Porterville Adult Day Services

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A discussion with Cheri Taylor, Executive Director of the Porterville…

New potential cause for Alzheimer’s: Arginine deprivation caused by overconsumption by immune cells

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Increasingly, evidence supports the idea that the immune system,…

Vascular dementia

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Vascular dementia Vascular dementia is the second most common…

Alzheimer’s disease

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Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's disease is the most common…

Dementia 101: Types of Dementia

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Dementia, Alzheimer's, senility, forgetfulness. All of these…

What is dementia? The signs, symptoms and causes of dementia

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Dementia is a term used to describe various symptoms of cognitive…

What causes dementia

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All dementias are caused by brain cell death,1 and neurodegenerative…

Adult Day Centers

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Adult day centers offer people with Alzheimer's and other dementias the…

Alzheimer’s Care Schaumburg IL

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In Their Own Words

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In April 2013, Vern Gillmore was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. When Vern first started to experience the warning signs, he was not prepared to hear the words “Alzheimer’s disease.” Today Vern and his wife and care partner Karen are working together to educate others about the disease while facing their daily challenges head-on. They [...]