January 30, 2015

Concussion Leads to Dementia If Neglected

ConcussionFootball faces hundreds of lawsuits from players with dementia caused by concussions. That's because research now shows damage to the brain can persist for decades after the original head trauma. Learn how.

January 29, 2015

See What Smoking Does to Your Brain…

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See a quick, incredible animation of what happens in the heart and the brain when one man takes that puff of smoke. Read what you can do about completely reversing its risk.

January 28, 2015

"Push-Your-Face" Photo Phone

AMAZON VERIFIED CUSTOMER REVIEW OF "FUTURECALL PHONE":

My mother has dementia and could no longer dial the numbers to call us, so this phone is wonderful! It enables her to just, as she calls it, "push our face" to call us. It has become a joke when we don't call enough. She says, "I will just push your face, then!" I would recommend to all who have trouble with their eye sight or dementia. Thanks for making such a phone available!

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January 27, 2015

Teepa Helps People with Alzheimer's Eat in the Hospital

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Hospital stays are, inevitably, part of life with dementia. Care Expert Teepa Snow offers tips on providing a more positive hospital stay.

Exelon for Alzheimer's Works Better When the Dosage is Spread Out

Exelon capsulesVIDEO & ARTICLE:

Exelon® (Generic Rivastigmine) helps treat Alzheimer's symptoms. See more about it. Read how an Exelon study revealed the advantages of spreading out the dosage of Alzheimer's medications.

January 26, 2015

U.S. Blizzard Warning - How to Prepare People with Dementia

28 million Americans in the Northeast are bracing for Winter Storm Juno, which will become a major snowstorm today through Wednesday, with the potential for blizzard conditions and more than 2 feet of snow. People with dementia can be especially vulnerable. Here are some special steps you can take to help them be prepared.

Curry Derivative J147 Beats Aricept for Alzheimer's

Curry (Photo: Wikimedia) Salk Institute's J147 is a derivative of turmeric, a spice used in  curry. It beat Aricept (donepezil) in several memory tests. It may also benefit Parkinson's, Huntington's, ALS & vascular dementia. Learn how it quickly reverses memory deficits and slows Alzheimer's in mice.

January 25, 2015

Thought of the Week: More Cherished

Leuprolide Stabilizes Alzheimer's Memory Loss

OFF-LABEL ALZHEIMER'S:

Leuprolide is an FDA approved cancer drug. In a clinical trial for Alzheimer's, it stabilized memory loss for a full year. This is the first time any therapy has done that. Find out more.

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