Wednesday, December 7

Visiting People with Dementia on Holidays

HOLIDAY TIPS:

Celebrating at home or planning a visit? These important dementia-care tips can help make your holiday season the best possible.

Tuesday, December 6

Hypothyroidism & Dementia

A sizable study reveals good news about the possible connection between hypothyroidism and dementia.

Monday, December 5

Tips on Engaging Someone with Alzheimer's

ACTIVITIES FOR ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA VIDEO:

Activities are a cornerstone to dementia health. See some great ideas on creating positive experiences for people with Alzheimer's.

Lewy Who?

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Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a complex, challenging and surprisingly common type of dementia. It is often misdiagnosed as its "cousin," Alzheimer's disease. And that could lead to devastating results. Learn why. Find out the key differences.

Sunday, December 4

Slow-Wave Sleep Suspends Alzheimer's Build-Up

Dr. Rudi Tanzi
VIDEO:

See what kind of sleep lowers the risk of Alzheimer's. Watch Harvard Alzheimer's expert Dr. Rudy Tanzi and bestselling author Dr. Deepak Chopra share the latest research.

Hallucinations in Dementia - What's Really Going On?

VIDEO - DIAGNOSIS & CARE:

Too often, misperceptions caused by dementia are over-diagnosed as hallucinations. The result is millions of dollars in unnecessary, harsh antipsychotic prescriptions. Doctor G. Allen Power has fought this kind of over-medication for more than a decade. Watch Dr. Power's practical techniques for rising above this dangerous practice.

85 with Dementia? Good Chance It's HS-AGING and Not Alzheimer's

Elderly lady
3 important dementia studies focus on HS-AGING. It's a type of dementia almost as common as Alzheimer's in the 85+ group. Yet few people have heard of it. Why? What makes it different?

Friday, December 2

11 Tips on Personality & Behavior Changes in Alzheimer's

Senior with caregiver In dementia, the brain loses a number of abilities. This can change a person's personality and behavior. Use this tip sheet's suggestions to better understand them.

Vascular Dementia Caused by Plaque on Arteries

Blood flow in arterySPECIAL ANIMATION + TRANSCRIPT:

Vascular dementia can be triggered by plaque build-up in brain arteries. This is called atherosclerosis, nicknamed "hardening of the arteries". See how atherosclerosis develops in this fascinating Mayo Clinic animation.

Thursday, December 1

Teepa Explores Lewy Body Dementia

A doctor looking at a slide with Lewy Bodies.
VIDEO & ARTICLE:

Dementia is easily misdiagnosed. For example, doctors often mistake Lewy Body dementia for Alzheimer's. It is essential to diagnose Lewy Body dementia correctly, as it requires different medications and unique caregiving techniques. Join Teepa Snow and other experts as they explore this common type of dementia.

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