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Virtual Reality Technology May Help High School Students Understand Alzheimer's Disease (Part 2)

Innovative new technology is helping with Alzheimer’s education. 20 Illinois high school students at Northside College Preparatory School in Chicago, recently engaged in learning about Alzheimer’s disease…

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Virtual Reality Technology May Help High School Students Understand Alzheimer's Disease (Part 1)

A new virtual reality tool is helping high school students gain insight into what it’s really like to have Alzheimer&r’s disease. The virtual reality learning program was presented at this year’s Alzheimer’s…

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College Students Volunteer to Give the Gift of Music to People with Alzheimer's Dementia

The impact of music on the brain, for those with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been studied quite extensively, as medical experts aim to identify as many Alzheimer’s prevention measures as possible. Music…

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Zombie Cells Identified in Alzheimer's Disease for the First Time

In the world of cell physiology, cells that can’t die, but are unable to function normally, have been referred to as “Zombie cells.” These are old, worn out cells that are seen in several age-related…

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College Students Raise Money to Help with Alzheimer's Disease

As the awareness level of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) becomes more prevalent, college students around the country are stepping up to the plate to help raise money for the cause. One such university is Providence…

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High School Students Use Technology and Music to Impact Families Living with Alzheimer's (Part 2)

At Clark Street Community School (CSCS), a high school in Wisconsin, students are teaming up with the Music & Memory program, using technology (iPods) and music, to help people with Alzheimer’s…

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High School Students Use Technology and Music to Impact Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease (Part I)

Many school clubs and organizations are starting up around the country, involving students who want to volunteer to help people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Some are focusing on educating the public,…

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Students from the University of Southern California Offer Low-cost Alzheimer's Caregiving Services

The University of Southern California (USC) has launched a new program that offers affordable respite care services (provided by students) to help Alzheimer&r’s caregivers. The pilot project started by…

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College Students at University of Maryland Students Designed an Alzheimer's Detection Prototype

Technology has come a long way in the health care field. Today, it is more accessible than ever, and young people of all ages, from high school, to undergraduate students, are getting involved in creating…

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A New Study Shows that Abstaining from Alcohol & Heavy Drinking can Increase Dementia Risk

Just as it is in most situations in life, maintaining balance seems to be the key to long-term brain health, particularly when it comes to alcohol consumption. A new study, published in The British Medical…

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