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2014-05-19 23:03:30

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Vancouver is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Vancouver, Canada’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-05-16 23:10:46

New research to expand on recent science that found path to Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia may be slowed by increased physical activity (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Brain Research Foundation today announced that it has launched a major research initiative to support and fund new science that explores the relationship between cognitive decline and exercise. The initiative will include a multi-year research effort that will expand as science and funding dictate. In addition, an education...

2014-05-15 23:12:39

New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging family members and caregivers of persons with dementia not to ignore their dental needs. Those who struggle with dementia face multiple challenges from basic teeth cleaning to dental checkups to maintaining dentures. New Albany (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging family members and caregivers of persons with dementia not to ignore their dental needs. Those who struggle with dementia face multiple challenges...

2014-05-15 23:08:54

Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a primary care physician at ACE Medical Group and author of ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ discusses types of Dementia and tips to prevent Dementia and memory loss. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Casey Kasem's struggle with Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) underlines the fact that Dementia can affect anyone. "Kasem, 82, is suffering from Lewy body disease," according to CNN (May 15, 2014). Nearly 3 million people in the...

2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) which evaluated whether structured exercise slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. BRF funding will expand that study to evaluate whether the "dose" of physical activity predicts the magnitude of response. "The early studies across the neuroscience community do indicate a linkage...

2014-05-14 23:14:27

Alzlive is a new website that provides the family caregivers of those living with Alzheimer's and other dementias updated and timely articles, tips and tools… updated daily. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Alzlive.com —a free, daily, digital lifestyle/news platform designed specifically for the unpaid family caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia in the United States and Canada—officially goes live Wednesday, May 14th, 2014. The content includes both curated...

2014-05-13 23:08:44

Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing the release of its guide to non-pharmaceutical neurocognitive care. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing the release of its guide to non-pharmaceutical neurocognitive...

2014-05-13 23:04:23

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for...

2014-05-12 11:38:13

Intermountain Medical Center Study included 2,600 AFib patients A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range. The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found they are significantly more likely to develop dementia when using medicines to prevent blood...

brain boosting genetic variant
2014-05-12 04:50:31

[ Watch the Video: Longevity Gene May Boost Brain Power ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People possessing a variant of the longevity gene KLOTHO have demonstrated enhanced brain skills, regardless of factors such as age, sex or risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research published in the journal Cell Reports. The National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with the variant had improved thinking, learning and memory. It also...


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