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AARP Foundation sues to stop nursing home evictions

November 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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.

Shopping for good

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

 A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.

Senate passes bill to help locate people with Alzheimer’s

November 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia. 

Dining with dysphagia

November 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Japan’s food industry is rethinking meal time with the rising number of seniors and deaths related to choking. 

A new approach for treating Parkinson’s psychosis

November 7, 2017  |  newswire

Recent findings offer more support for primavanserin, an antipsychotic that works more effectively than other widely-used drugs—and without the damaging side effects. 

High glucose levels and Alzheimer’s disease

November 6, 2017  |  newswire

Researchers have found a connection between how the brain breaks down glucose and onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Wilder, Alzheimer’s Association call for imagination to end disease

November 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A bold new campaign shows how dementia can cause creativity to disappear and leads to confusion.

Memory care residents comfort victims of Hurricane Harvey

November 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Residents with dementia made toys for children in Texas who were affected by the hurricane. 

Wisconsin considers dementia legislation

October 30, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Four Republican Assembly members have drafted bills to provide support for those with dementia and their families. 

An integrated approach to memory care

October 30, 2017  |  Jaime Schwingel

Heritage Senior Living has developed a person-centered approach for memory care that is supported by physical surroundings. 

Hypertension in the female 40s: A big risk-booster for dementia

October 25, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Increased risk factors for dementia can begin earlier in life than you think, especially for hypertensive women.

Alzheimer's disease and tetanus

October 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Researchers from the UK have promising findings that a vaccine derived from a cucumber virus could be a preventive treatment for Alzheimer's disease. 


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