Researchers have a good understanding of what causes this most extreme form of dementia, and now, in an exciting development, they are studying a possible way to stop it.
The Mediterranean Diet is modeled after those who live on the Mediterranean who are known for living long, healthy lives.
There are many diets but the Mediterranean Diet is more of a lifestyle than a diet and it’s good for more than just controlling your weight.
Can diet have an impact on whether we develop Alzheimer’s or other forms of demetia? The answer is a resounding yes.
We need to screen for dementia because there are things we can do to slow down progress and possibly buy time until better drugs come along.
While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.
Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.
It is one of the most widely quoted studies related to coffee consumption.
A local researcher is studying a possible link between a respiratory infection and Alzheimer’s in older citizens.
According to new research, stress and personality may influence a person’s lifestyle choices, which could lead to Alzheimer’s.
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Sixty-six-year-old Paul Mishalove, of Monument Road, was last seen on Tuesday, July 15 at his home around 6 a.m.
In a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.
Day after day, an Alzheimer’s caregiver is faced with such a demanding task that it can lead to the caregiver developing serious health conditions themselves.