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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
A British survey shows that most people feel the knowledge of the diagnosis would be valuable even if the disease has no cure.
The high-tech retinal imaging captures clues to early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and could speed medication development.
Scent-associated memories are among the strongest and most lasting, but how does the brain decide which memories to keep and which to discard over time?
An Australian team has created a simulation to mimic how people with dementia hear, and it could affect the way memory care centers are designed.
Benzodiazepines, prescribed to lessen insomnia and anxiety, may be associated with an earlier death in those with Alzheimer’s disease.
A Washington state agency has drafted guidelines for people with dementia who don’t want to receive oral foods or fluids.
Gates is investing his own fortune toward dementia research and startups exploring new treatments.
Administering dementia treatments may be more difficult than developing them, according to a RAND report on healthcare infrastructure.
Door decals are giving a Canadian memory care facility a new look and helping residents with wayfinding and navigation.
Make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year by using time-honored traditions and faith-based celebrations to engage residents with dementia.
The organization is taking up its first court case on behalf of a woman with Alzheimer’s who was discharged from her nursing home without warning.
A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.