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Alzheimer's costs continue to rise

March 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The Alzheimer's Association has released its annual Facts and Figures report, which estimates Alzheimer's and other dementias will cost the nation $259 billion in 2017.

The story behind the numbers

March 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Senior Editor Nicole Stempak takes a look at what the Alzheimer's Association annual report could mean for people with dementia and those touched by the disease.

Increased sleep could increase dementia risk

March 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers have found a change in sleeping pattern for older adults could affect their risk for cognitive decline.

Website for women and Alzheimer’s disease

March 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Cure Alzheimer’s Fund has launched a new website to provide information about and feature women, who have an increased risk of developing dementia.

Helping older adults plan for life's 4th quarter

March 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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While older adults are familiar with financial planning for retirement and death, a new website can help them plan for the “late game” in between, when costly illnesses and falls tend to occur.

Caregiver fired for behavior toward resident with dementia

March 2, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A nursing home employee was fired and faces criminal charges for a sexually provocative dance directed at a resident with dementia.

Argentum releases memory care programs research

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The white paper describes 39 innovative programs that are changing the way providers deliver quality care for those with dementia.

Makers of BCAT launch online brain health program

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Several tools used in the BCAT Approach for cognitive assessments are now available to the public in the online brain health program.

The link between sugar and dementia

February 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers have found that excess glucose may cause damage to an enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. 

An enduring romance

February 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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It’s a simple story of love, but a love story for the ages.

Activities to prevent memory loss

February 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers observed seniors who pick up mentally stimulating activities, even later in life, can help protect themselves against mild cognitive impairment. 

Neurologist opera singer, veterans’ care experts to headline spring Memory Care Forum

February 13, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Ready to learn about the latest and best practices in memory care? All-new programming for the 2017 Spring Memory Care Forum includes OPTIMA Award-winning innovators in veteran dementia care and a neuroscientist working to validate MP3 player music therapy...

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