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January 10, 2024

Five Misconceptions About Alzheimer’s Disease

A type of brain disorder, Alzheimer’s disease impacts more than 6 million Americans. Signs of the condition may start gradually, such as forgetting recent events or conversations. To aid in the early detection and intervention of Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important to separate facts from fiction.

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October 24, 2023

The Link Between Alcohol and Dementia

There are several factors that can increase your risk of dementia, such as age, family history, race, poor heart health, or traumatic brain injury. One concern that has also emerged is the potential link between alcohol consumption and the risk of dementia.

Find out what the research says — and the actions you can take to mitigate your risk.

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April 3, 2023

The Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing loss is an ordinary part of growing older. Unfortunately, it can also be a warning sign. There is lots of research showing that hearing loss may greatly increase one’s risk for dementia.

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June 29, 2022

Is Memory Care Right for Your Loved One?

Memory care communities provide specialized care for seniors with certain cognitive issues. But is memory care right for your loved one?

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Dementia: Tips for Better Communication with Loved Ones

Discover several proven strategies caregivers can use to foster better interactions with loved ones suffering from dementia.

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June 25, 2021

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? The following are the differences between these neurocognitive disorders.

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June 16, 2021

FDA Approves New Alzheimer’s Disease Drug

The FDA recently approved aducanumab – a drug that may slow the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. We cover why the drug was approved and how it works.

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February 23, 2021

The Seven Stages of Dementia

This blog examines each stage of dementia and its symptoms, as well as the associated changes in personality, mood, and behavior.

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February 22, 2021

Mental Confusion – What’s Normal, What’s Not?

As we age, some memory changes are normal. Here are symptoms to look for if you suspect you or a loved one may have a memory disorder.

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