Nov 05
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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

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As a person ages, it is common to notice a decline in cognitive abilities. You may see a decline in your loved one's reasoning ability, memory, processing speed, and even vocabulary. While some cognitive decline comes with aging, abnormal or intense symptoms may be a sign of dementia or Alzheimer's.

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Feb 15
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Your Spouse Has Alzheimer's: Now What?

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It hits you like a ton of bricks. "I am sorry, but your husband has Alzheimer's." You just learned your spouse has Alzheimer's. You have noticed for awhile that he was forgetful, or seemed confused with tasks he had done forever, like repairing the sink, but you never expected this.

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May 03
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8 Types of Behavior Often Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease

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Whether this seems to be due to memory and thinking, versus physical limitations such as pain, shortness of breath or physical disabilities

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Dec 30
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Historic Increase for Alzheimer’s Research, 2015: “Game changer”

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Historically, 2015 has been one of the biggest years yet for Alzheimer’s research with awareness efforts ramped up from Hollywood and Congress increasing funds by 60% in June. Now, included in a budget proposal an astonishing 50% increase in Alzheimer’s research is expected to pass in Congress before the year-ends. 

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Oct 15
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How Music Therapy Activities Benefit Dementia

The use of music therapy activities in senior living communities is known to have positive effects on elderly people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other memory loss issues. Music has power—especially for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. And it can spark compelling outcomes even in the very late stages of the disease.

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Jul 29
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You Only Need 3 Minutes to Understand Alzheimer's Disease

To better understand Alzheimer's my only wish is that I’d seen this video a long time ago. It really helped in only 3 Minutes to understand Alzheimer's Disease and finally know what’s going on.

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Jul 17
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Easy Test That Provides Method of Early Detection for Alzheimer’s

The one thing you won’t believe is affected – and we can use it for early detection for Alzheimer's

A new test to detect the onset of Alzheimer’s doesn’t involve memory games, labs, or equipment. All you need is peanut butter. University of Florida researchers have experimented with how Alzheimer’s patients sense of smell changes once the disease progresses, and they think they have figured out a way to tell if there is a chance that the disease may develop. Catching the disease early may allow for better treatment options and a slower progression.

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Jul 07
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Mar 18
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Can You Pass the One-Leg Test for Brain Health?

Here’s a quick, do-it-yourself test for brain health: See how long you can stay balanced on one leg.

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Mar 05
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15-year-old boy invents safety app for patients with Alzheimer’s

(TRFW News) Meet the 15-year-old inventor, Kenneth Shinozuka, a bright kid who invented an app for patients with Alzheimer's disease thus helping keep thousands safe worldwide! His reason leading up to this invention is heartwarming, eye opening, and simply brilliant.

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