Tuesday, September 27

Half of Seniors with Memory Problems Avoid Tests

Many seniors feel their brainpower may not be what it used to be. They also know Medicare offers free cognitive tests. Yet half of these seniors won't take one. Find out who won't, why not and why they ought to.

Monday, September 26

Deep Sleep, Sleep Apnea & Vascular Dementia

VIDEO & ARTICLE:

Deep sleep refreshes. Too little deep sleep and sleep apnea can trigger brain changes linked to vascular dementia. Learn what happens. See how you can prevent it.

Thought: Music Can Be Like a Time Machine

The Link Between Personalized Music and Memory

WSJ VIDEO:

What’s the connection between music and memory? Music and Memory Founder Dan Cohen joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to discuss how songs from youth can help battle Alzheimer’s and bring memories back. Photo: Music and Memory

2 New Doses Added to Namzaric for Alzheimer's

Namzaric is a combination of the two most popular drugs for Alzheimer's. Two new doses have been added, bringing the total to four. Find out how it helps and the details on the newest doses.

Sunday, September 25

What Makes Alzheimer's Different from Other Types of Dementia

VIDEO:

There are many types of dementia, such as multi-infarct dementia, vascular dementia and dementia caused by alcoholism, HIV or brain injuries from concussions. Take a quick look at what makes them different from Alzheimer's dementia.

Saturday, September 24

Harvard's Dr. Tanzi on Alzheimer's Risk & Prevention

VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT:

Harvard's Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, one of the world's best-known Alzheimer's researchers, explores what we know about lowering the risk of Alzheimer's. Topics include turmeric, vegetarianism, coconut oil and what he actually applies to his own daily life.

Friday, September 23

What Causes Sundowning? Frustration or Chemistry?

In "SUNDOWNING SYNDROME," people with dementia show high levels of anxiety, agitation, overactivity and delirium. It typically occurs in late afternoon and evening, before their normal time to go to bed. Learn how brain biology explains “sundowning.”

Thursday, September 22

8 Ladies with Dementia Thrive in 1 Small-Group Home

VIDEO:

New "Small-Group Homes" are opening for people with Alzheimer's. See how this evolution in dementia-care is helping people thrive.

Worried About a Driver with Alzheimer's? Check These 5 Warning Signs

CARE TIPS + DASHCAM VIDEO + ARTICLE:

In this dashcam video, a man with dementia zooms his BMW towards police at highway speed. Often, they don't realize the danger. A caregiver or friend usually notices safety hazards first. Check out these warning signs, along with helpful checklists.

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