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A Nursing Home in Sauk Prairie Provides Alzheimer and Dementia Care

As people grow older, they find that they are not quite as agile, flexible or strong as they used to be. However, to maintain their health, seniors still need to keep an active lifestyle. 113 more words

Alzheimer’s – To nursing home or not to nursing home

One thing that made coming home bitter sweet was seeing my grandmother Eileen after 6 years (i went home for a holiday in 2009). While I was away my nanny was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. 388 more words

Kadar Zat Besi dalam Otak Tingkatkan Risiko Terserang Alzheimer

Jakarta, Alzheimer, penyakit yang menyerang sistem kognitif dan memori di otak memang belum ditemukan penyebab pastinya. Namun peneliti dari Australia mengatakan beberapa hal dapat meningkatkan risiko terserang penyakit, salah satunya adalah zat besi. 292 more words


Hay Una Esperanza Para Evitar la Demencia

Unas aglomeraciones anómalas de proteína podrían aparecer en el cerebro hasta 30 años antes de que las personas contraigan la enfermedad de Alzheimer, calcula un estudio reciente, lo que quizá ofrezca una oportunidad para la intervención. 685 more words

Healthy Living

Toilet seat dilemma

Here’s an issue I never though of and believe it not a problem easily fixed at my local big box store. Turns out a big issue for the elderly (especially those with macular degeneration) is bathrooms tend to be brightly lit and most of the time, white (Mom’s bathroom falls into this simple over sight in my case in order to help with cleaning/habit; she always had white bathrooms – thinking it’s a Marine thing) there fore blurring the lines between floor, toilet & seat. 38 more words

Elderly Care


A TECHNICALLY advanced approach to multiplex protein analysis in blood samples of more than one thousand elderly Australians is helping WA researchers to develop an effective low-cost screening tool to facilitate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) diagnosis. 405 more words

Research News

Una aplicación para ayudar a las personas con Alzheimer

Samsung creó una aplicación para ayudar a las personas con Alzheimer. Se llama Backup Memory y permite alojar fotografías de los seres queridos en conjunto con una breve descripción de la relación. 172 more words