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Artificial intelligence, machine learning concept with glowing brain neurons.
Memory loss and Alzheimer’s go hand in hand, and until now, researchers have been stumped in determining how to prevent, or remove, those beta-amyloid and tau proteins at the heart of the problem. Yet recent research has shown incredible results… Read More
happy senior woman laughing
Have you ever felt yourself preparing to bubble over with uncontrollable laughter at the most ill-timed moment– in a crowded elevator, a hushed waiting room, or a religious service? Although there are, obviously, occasions when we need to suppress the… Read More
They are currently understood to result in quite a few short-term negative effects, for example, memory loss and confusion, but new research connects several of the stronger anticholinergic drugs (like those prescribed for Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, depression, and overactive bladder)… Read More
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Remarkable research is honing in ever nearer to the eradication of Alzheimer’s disease, this time through two medications already developed and approved by the FDA. This enables accelerated clinical trials and we hope fast-tracking us closer to a treatment.… Read More
Lonely, Senior Woman Sitting by Window with Eyes Closed
With well over 325 million people living in the U.S. alone, it’s not easy to think that loneliness could be so common. Nonetheless, over 50% of the elderly live alone, and more than a million of them are estimated to… Read More
Alzheimer's brain connections
The marathon is still on to discover the root cause of Alzheimer’s disease in order to develop an effective treatment option or cure, and the latest research may have brought us closer to that goal. Scientists are intrigued by a… Read More
Happy senior woman painting an image at home
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to understanding the thoughts and emotions of someone with dementia, no truer words have been spoken. Artistic expression is important for each and every one of us,… Read More
Sad elephant sitting on a bench on the glade
The old adage is true: elephants really do have extraordinary memory functioning, even into their later years. For example, they can recall and return to very specific locations decades after visiting them, regardless of age. So what can we glean… Read More
Senior couple looking at medication bottles.
As the expression goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That could easily be applied to the recent information in Alzheimer’s news about the increase of corporations offering alternative supplements, dietary programs, and herbal concoctions… Read More
Senior woman in hospital bed
For older adults, undergoing medical procedures usually includes some inherent risks, but there’s a little-known effect impacting a significant number of seniors after surgery that people need to be conscious of: POCD (postoperative cognitive dysfunction). POCD occurs in more than… Read More