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Changing the dementia diagnosis dialog

April 24, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The Alzheimer’s Association is offering new tools for clinicians and patients to discuss dementia care management.

Seal makes splash with seniors

April 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new documentary about robots in Japan showcases the human appeal in long-term care.

Dance, dance, dance, dance for your brain

April 18, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers found that dancing improved white matter in the brain area associated with the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Step in time

April 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A ballroom dance troupe visits long-term care facilities to help seniors groove to—and remember—the beat. 

FDA allows consumers to test for genetic risk

April 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 23andMe to market personal genetic tests for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and celiac disease, among others for less than the cost of a new smartphone.

FDA approves drug for involuntary movement

April 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. has received government approval for the first drug to treat tardive dyskinesia, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary movements. 

Psychiatric disorders have no effect on Alzheimer’s risk

April 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Although a psychiatric disorder doesn’t increase the risk of memory loss, it might be a misdiagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. 

Reminiscing at the movies

April 5, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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San Franciscans with dementia can enjoy a special performance thanks to a partnership designed to engage.

Memory mat sparks resident conversations

April 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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A northeastern Ohio teen creates a memorable tool for those who have Alzheimer’s or other dementias.

Painting a picture of dementia

March 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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An intergenerational art program designed to engage students and seniors is its own masterpiece. 

Zzz’s to good brain health

March 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Sleep-disordered breathing causes sleep dysfunction and is more severe in seniors with cognitive impairment. 

One-on-one with...Andrew Sandler, PhD

March 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Memory care facility Abe's Garden is reinvisioning what it means to deliver memory care. I Advance Senior Care's Senior Editor Nicole Stempak spoke with CEO Andrew Sandler to hear his vantage point.

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