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"Sharing and building on best practices that are already working well across the country means we can make a huge difference in the lives of Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias," says The Alzheimer Society is asking all levels of government to support a national dementia plan.
DEAR DR. ROACH: My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2009, and she is taking Namenda and Aricept to help slow the advancement of the disease.
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Bottom Line: Cerebral spinal fluid levels of I2-amyloid 42 are associated with the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and accumulation in the brain independent of apolipoprotein E gene makeup.
Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease? Come listen to the inspiring and encouraging words from Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, at the Ridgefield Library on Sept.
The first evidence that the lack of a naturally occurring protein is linked to early signs of dementia has been provided by researchers.
Scientists from the University of Huddersfield reported that dementia and neuro-inflammation may be curbed by a natural compound found in pomegranate.
Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life.
"By the age of 40, 100 percent of all individuals with Down syndrome have the pathology of Alzheimer's in their brain," Michael Rafii, director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the University of California, San Diego, told NPR in a recent feature about how people with Down syndrome are helping researchers understand more about the memory disease.
Not just Alzheimer's it is seen to reduce the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson's disease.
Laurel Oaks senior community is hosting a free educational seminar entitled, "Breakthrough Discoveries in Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention."
Among the facilities at the Blossom Fields care home near Bristol is "Memory Lane" : a reconstructed 1950s street where residents, many of whom suffer from Alzheimer's or dementia, can mail letters in a George VI Post Box, make calls from a restored phone box, enjoy a pint in the White Horse Inn, or pop into the greengrocers for some shopping.
About four years ago - 10 years after her husband, B.J. Lawrence, died - Lawrence started to forget her clothes were dirty.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:19 pm
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