March 5, 2015

SILK Blood Test Can Catch Alzheimer's Sooner

The Stable Isotope Labeling Kinetics (SILK™) blood test can catch Alzheimer's years before signs appear. Learn about this important advance for prevention, treatment and research.

March 4, 2015

14 Ways to Prevent Falling at Home

1 in 3 adults over 65 fall each year. People with dementia fall 60% more frequently. The majority of these falls happen at home. Make these simple changes to prevent future falls.

March 3, 2015

The Dangers of Driving with Alzheimer's


See how memory problems caused by Alzheimer's make driving unsafe. Watch this thought-provoking video to open up the discussion with family members, friends and patients.

March 2, 2015

Dementia Medications - Advanced Seminar


Everything you ever wanted to know about medications & supplements for Alzheimer's and related dementias.

Cholesterol Triggers Alzheimer's via 3 Copies of Chromose #21

LDL Cholesterol (Image: American Heart Association) LDL cholesterol is nicknamed "bad cholesterol". It adversely effects cell division. This bad cell division causes human cells to carry a 3rd copy of chromosome #21. Learn why this 3rd copy almost always leads to Alzheimer's.

March 1, 2015

Thought of the Week: Priceless Care

RUDAS is an Easier Dementia Test


A new study shows that the RUDAS Dementia Test is better suited for people with low education levels, cultural barriers, or when one's first language is not English. Learn about RUDAS, a free multicultural alternative.

The A4 Study to Prevent Alzheimer's: Now is the Time


The A4 Study is a cutting-edge trial aimed at preventing Alzheimer's. The clinical trial is testing healthy adults who are at risk for the dementia. It is the first trial to alert people to their risk in advance. Read about the research. See Dr. Sperling describe its real potential to create a vaccination that prevents memory loss.

On Oscar Win, Moore Texts Her Adviser With Alzheimer's


One message of the movie "Still Alice" is the importance of people staying involved with each other despite Alzheimer's. Julianne Moore internalized that message well. See how she reached out to her adviser with Alzheimer's straight from the Academy Awards.

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