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5 Common Myths About Alzheimer's Disease

5 Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Sometimes it’s easy to allow misconceptions to shape our understanding of something. There are a number of myths about Alzheimer’s disease, for example, that have become part of the public consciousness surrounding this health concern. Here, we’ll dispel some of…

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Why Meditation Is Effective for Dementia Patients

Why Meditation Is Effective for Dementia Patients

While there’s no cure for dementia, activities like meditation for dementia patients can enhance a person’s quality of life by improving the state of their brain health. The Benefits of Mindful Meditation One of the biggest advantages of meditation is…

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Man in suit walking with a cane | What is Lewy body dementia?

What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy bodies are protein deposits that develop in the regions of the brain that involve your thinking, memory, and movement. They overwhelm brain cells, causing them to die. Dementia progressively sets in, and that’s why it’s called Lewy body dementia.…

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Alzheimer's and Memory Loss

Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss: What To Know

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that impairs the brain’s ability to think, remember, and behave. Memory loss is part of that. Understanding how Alzheimer’s and memory loss progresses can help caregivers and family members support loved ones. Memory…

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Researchers Developing New App for Alzheimer's Detection

New App for Alzheimer’s Detection Being Developed

As with almost all memory disorders, early detection is crucial to effective treatment and prolonged ability. Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) have had a potential breakthrough with an app for Alzheimer’s detection. Their research has resulted in a grant…

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Advance Health Directive: Why It’s Important

It’s not something we often think about, but there may come a time in your life where an advance health directive can be critical in the event of a health crisis.  Your personal values about life-saving efforts in an emergency,…

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