Dec 2017

Quick Alzheimer's Prevention Pearl: Can a Daily Walk Promote Brain Health?

AD Wisdom Pearl #1 Exercise and other types of physical activities have very positive effects on overall health (such as cardiovascular health, preventing obesity and more). Epidemiological studies have…

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Quick Alzheimer's Prevention Pearl: Studies Show Depression may Increase the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

AD Pearl of Wisdom #2 Studies have shown a connection between depression (in later life) and the acceleration of cognitive decline. In fact, adults with chronic depression have been identified as having…

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Quick Alzheimer's Prevention Pearl: Study Shows Regular Exercise May Protect Against Depression in Alzheimer's Disease

AD Pearl of Wisdom #3 Depression is common in those with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). One study, conducted by The International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (published on PubMed) looked at 224 people…

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5 Things Back Pain May be Trying to Tell Alzheimer's Caregivers

If you care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you may be interested in learning about what your back pain is trying to tell you. Back problems are a common malady for caregivers, as many are…

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New Berkeley Study Reveals Restorative Sleep may be One Way to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

Regardless of the stage of the disease a person with Alzheimer’s is experiencing, sleep disorders may be interfering with more than just a good night’s rest. Scientists are beginning to discover that…

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The Alzheimer';s Foundation of America (AFA) Spring Events: Free Online Alzheimer's Education

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is an organization that aims to help to meet the social, educational, emotional and practical needs of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their family…

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Urinary Health for Seniors with Alzheimer's Disease: Treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

If you are a caregiver for a male with Alzheimer’s disease, chances are, you know about prostate problems. After around age 25, the prostate begins a natural process of enlarging. Approximately half (and…

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