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Diabetes and Dementia – A Caregiver’s Guide

It is tough to be a caregiver for a loved one, especially when they are suffering from dementia….

Cognitive Resilience: What is it? How do I build it?

Cognitive resilience is an important concept in brain health. There has been more attention paid to the building of…

5 Reasons to Make a Memory Box for Alzheimer’s

For loved ones, parents or seniors with Alzheimer’s disease, a memory box can help recall events and people…

Dementia: The Memory Thief

The dementia epidemic is looming. With no cure or effective treatment method on the horizon, researchers are looking…

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Poor Odor Identification May Be Early Warning for Dementia

A study by Kristine Yaffe, MD, a UCSF professor of psychiatry, neurology and epidemiology and biostatistics, concluded that…

Sleep Protein Could Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s

The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis conducted a study regarding a brain protein called Orexin…

Grief and Dementia

When someone you love dies there can be overwhelming feelings of grief. This grief can be complicated if the…

Trying to Solve the Alzheimer’s Puzzle

With 3 billion dollars recently granted in federal funding, Alzheimer’s research is in full force. Eli Lilly’s recent…

Bilingual Brains are More Resilient to Dementia Cause by Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a complex disease with many unanswered questions. New research is showing a link however to…

The Burdens and the Joys of Caregiving

Being a caregiver is both a physical and an emotional journey. This journey is all-encompassing and it takes its toll….