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Monday, December 10

Vascular Dementia 101

VASCULAR DEMENTIA VIDEO+ANIMATION:

Vascular deterioration in the brain affects nearly all of us by 70. Aging arteries can trigger Vascular Dementia, or Vascular Cognitive Impairment. Learn the basics about what causes it and some tips on how to prevent it.

Sunday, December 9

Old Brains Like High Cholesterol

VIDEO + ARTICLE:

People over 85, with a cholesterol increase, showed less decline in cognition and thinking. Should we stop our statins and change our diets?

Thursday, December 6

How Sleep Clears Alzheimer's

Beta-amyloid (also known as "plaque") is the main suspect behind Alzheimer's. Sleep cleared it TWICE as quickly as normal in the lab. Find out how sleep doubles the clearance of this dangerous Alzheimer's molecule.

Tuesday, November 27

Make a Dementia-Friendly House

HOME IMPROVEMENT VIDEO:

See simple changes that create a more dementia-friendly environment at home. Get ideas to help you give people living with dementia the best quality of life, emotional well-being and independence.

How I Feel About My Dementia

A SHORT FILM:

Meet 6 people living fulfilling, interesting lives with dementia. This award-winning, true film will help you understand the needs and feel the feelings of real people with dementia.

B3 Blocks Alzheimer's, Boosts Memory & Mood

BETTER MEMORY AND BEHAVIOR, with reduced levels of Alzheimer's tau, were achieved in the lab by supplementing drinking water with nicotinamide riboside, a form of vitamin B3. Learn what these important results mean to Alzheimer's.

Oskar Fischer Project: A $5 Million Challenge to Find Alzheimer's Cause

The world’s largest prize of its kind is challenging researchers to find the cause of Alzheimer's. Set by James Truchard, the retired CEO of corporate giant National Instruments, learn how this contest will bring together the world’s best minds to consider the entire Alzheimer's puzzle.

Ketogenic Diet Clears Plaque, Improves Brain Blood Flow

NEWS VIDEO + ARTICLE:

In the lab, the Ketogenic Diet increased cerebral blood flow, improved the gut microbiome, lowered glucose as well as weight, and boosted the brain's process that clears Alzheimer's amyloid-beta plaque. Learn more.

Hippocampal-Sparing Alzheimer's Goes Dangerously Misdiagnosed

MAYO CLINIC DIAGNOSIS VIDEO + ARTICLE:

Hundreds of thousands of people with Hippocampal-Sparing Alzheimer's go misdiagnosed. With a correct diagnosis, existing medicines can do more. Learn about the diagnosis and treatment for this common type of dementia.

7 Best Clocks for Dementia

CLOCK VIDEOS + REVIEW :

"What time is it?" and "What day is today?" may be repeated too often by people with dementia. It's disorienting and frustrating for everyone. DEMENTIA CLOCKS offer patience, convenience and good looks. Check out these 7 options.

Monday, November 26

Vision in Dementia

TEEPA VIDEO:

Vision loss is typical in dementia. So what does the world look like to a person with Alzheimer's? Teepa Snow will help you see. Watch her tips to learn what you can do.

Are F18-PET Scans for Alzheimer's Worth It?

F18 scans offer powerful diagnostic technology, enabling doctors to "see" Alzheimer's plaque. At $3000 to $6000 per person, are they worth it?