Dec 2017

The Connection Between Alzheimer's Dementia and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects 5 million Americans and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is estimated to affect approximately 48 million people in the U.S. AD comprises around 60 to 80 percent of all dementia, making it…

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Studies Reveal Canine Companionship May Help with Alzheimer's Disease

Many people know that dogs are good companions, but recent clinical studies point to the beneficial impact of canine companionship on emotional and physical health as well. In fact, Dr. Elizabeth Pegg…

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10 Tips for Accurate Blood Pressure Readings for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

In the U.S. 1 in every 3 adults reportedly has hypertension (high blood pressure) and many people are unaware of the fact that they have the condition. When hypertension goes untreated it can be a ticking…

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10 Signs Your Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease May Not Be Well Hydrated

Many caregivers, particularly those caring for a loved one in the later stages of Alzheimer’s dementia, know full well what a challenge it can be to get a person with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to eat and…

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Benefits of Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Prevention and Treatment

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Valentine’s Day for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Alzheimer’s caregivers may be wondering how to best honor their loved one with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). For those adhering to a healthy Alzheimer’s prevention diet, the…

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What Alzheimer's Caregivers Should Know about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

It’s that time of year again, after the holidays, the season when many of us start feeling a bit blue due to the lack of sunshine, cold weather and being stuck inside for months with cabin fever.…

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Tips on Foot Care for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Pain from foot disorders such as bunions, corns, or calluses can really damper the day. Not only that, Dr. James Toli, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School says it can also…

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