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Faulty sense of smell can be indicator of dementia

August 21, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Canadian study has connected memory loss and a confused nose. Could it lead to earlier detection of Alzheimer’s disease? 

A fresh perspective

August 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A British arts program is trying to change the public perception of dementia

Researcher explores new cause of Alzheimer’s

August 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A study of the naked mole rat has led a researcher to explore the connection between bone loss and Alzheimer’s pathology.

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Memory Care

August 11, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care.

Dementia diagnosis affects outlook on life

August 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Penn Medicine researchers have found that a dementia diagnosis can cause people with the neurodegenerative disease to report lower self-assessments on their quality of life. 

Tufts report: Statewide efforts needed for dementia-friendly communities

August 7, 2017  |  PR Newswire

The extensive demographic analysis examines Massachussetts' readiness to care for its growing population of older adults. How would your state fare under the report's recommendations?

Remembering America’s pastime

August 3, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new reminiscence therapy helps take people with dementia remember to root, root, root for the home team.

Silverado invests in Chicagoland for memory care

August 2, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The national memory care provider is building its fifth site in the Chicago area—this time, a 47,000 sq. ft. community that will serve up to 90 residents with dementia.

NCCDP names memory care CNA of the Year

August 1, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

This year's winner is changing the face of memory care in Connecticut.

How to interact with someone who has dementia

July 24, 2017  |  Diane Mockbee, BS, AC-BC

NAAPCC’s Diane Mockbee shares the dos and don’ts on communicating with residents who have dementia.

House authorizes $400M for Alzheimer’s research

July 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $400 million increase in dementia research at the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2018.

Memory masterpieces

July 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

College students are empowering people with dementia to create works of art through a university program that’s opening minds—and hearts.


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