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Omega-3 supplements and antioxidants can be beneficial to some people facing Alzheimer's disease

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology says that here’s more evidence that fish oil supplementation and antioxidants might be beneficial for at least some people facing Alzheimer’s disease: A new report describes the findings of a very small study in which people with mild clinical impairment, such as those in the very early stages of the disease, saw clearance of the hallmark amyloid-beta protein and reduced inflammation in neurological tissues.  221 more words


A must read for anyone who has a loved one with dementia.

I am currently reading A Dignified Life by Virginia Bell and David Troxel.   My intention was to finish the book before I recommended it here, but I am finding it such a good resource that I wanted to share it now as I know it will help many others who are looking for answers. 144 more words

Lewy Body Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Looking Beyond the Negative Picture

By Jane Nunnelee, PhD, RN-BC, GNP, CALA, CDP
Healthcare Director, The Tradition-Lovers Lane

The following is Part One of a two-part article chronicling the onset and treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s. 722 more words

Senior Living

Nattokinase's effect on Amyloid plaque amazing!

Nattokinase’s effect on Amyloid plaque amazing!

Who knew that a staple food in Japan, enjoyed by thousands of its residents, could possibly lead to preventing or even curing Alzheimer’s disease? 512 more words

Alternative Medicine Or Natural Cure

The Fixer (The Fixer #1) ~ by Jennifer Lynn Barnes - 4.5 Stars

 I received this e-Arc from NetGalley and Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books in exchange for an honest review.

Synopsis ~ Sixteen-year-old Tess Kendrick has spent her entire life on her grandfather’s Montana ranch. 559 more words

Still Alice – Review by Ofe

Book: Still Alice

Author: Lisa Genova

Published: 2007

This is a genuine heartwarming story about a Harvard psychology professor in her fifties, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. 1,437 more words

My friend is in trouble. What can I do to help?

When my friend was in trouble, I spent a whole lot of time thinking and wondering how I could help her and her immediate family. I cooked for us and for her, but how could I tell her that that I wanted to help without offending her? 153 more words