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Sunday, December 10

Marijuana & Vascular Dementia

As marijuana legalization spreads, new research is improving our understanding of side effects. Heart cells have cannabis receptors relevant to vascular squeezing ability. Learn about marijuana's link to vascular dementia.

10 Insights into Duty, Burden & Alzheimer's Caregiving

TEDx VIDEO:

Is caregiving an honor or a burden? A great call-of-duty or a heavy sense of obligation? Does it really matter? See research into Latino culture provide 10 inspirational answers.

Friday, December 8

My Forgetfulness: Alzheimer's or Normal Aging?

People worry about becoming forgetful. Is it the first sign of Alzheimer’s or just the passing years? After all, forgetfulness is a normal part of aging. Check out these quick ways to tell the difference.

Thursday, December 7

Debunking 4 Bad Myths About Alzheimer's

VIDEO & ARTICLE:

Lisa Genova wrote the Alzheimer's classic, "Still Alice". Watch her throw bright light on 4 dark Alzheimer's myths, with co-host Maria Shriver, whose Wipe Out Alzheimer's Challenge™ is energizing the fight to end Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer's Drugs: Why Take Them, Why Stop Them

MEDICINES VIDEO:

Neurologist Geoffrey Kerchner, MD & PhD, is an experienced Memory Disorders Specialist. See his insights into the safety and effectiveness of Alzheimer's medications.

Fight Insulin-Resistance to Fight Dementia

DIET RESEARCH: Memory is particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, according to helpful research. Learn how diet, exercise and watching your weight will prevent insulin-resistance, and as a result, protect your brain.

Why is Alzheimer's Unofficially Called "Type 3 Diabetes"?

MAYO CLINIC VIDEO:

Researcher's at Mayo Clinic, America's top research center, asked, "Is Alzheimer's triggered by a form of diabetes in the brain?" See Mayo Clinic's campuses in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida, participate in a multi-institution clinical study, testing whether a new insulin nasal spray can improve Alzheimer’s symptoms.

Wednesday, December 6

5-Minute Pen & Paper Dementia Test

A quick and effective dementia test is available from a leading neuroscientist at Florida Atlantic University. The three to five minute test produces results comparable to "gold standard" dementia tests used by clinicians today. Find out more.

How to Travel with Alzheimer's

HOLIDAY TRIP TIP:

Taking a person with Alzheimer's on a short trip is a challenge. Traveling can make the person more worried and confused, so it's important to think ahead. Here are some tips.

Tuesday, December 5

No Matter What I Do, It's Not Right

TEEPA CARE VIDEO:

Frustrated? When your loved one is impossible to deal with, it's not you - it's the dementia. Watch this 4-minute video to understand what's going on. Let Teepa Snow sharpen your caregiving skills.

Beating Apathy in Dementia

Apathy strikes 90% of people with dementia, sooner or later. Faster decline and care problems result. Proper stimulation makes all the difference. Learn why.

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