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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.

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. 

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. 

2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Kelly Papa

April 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Kelly Papa took her idea for a dementia network and built it into a summit and an all-year dialogue that stretches across the state of Connecticut.

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.

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.

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