Dementia in the News

Alzheimer’s in the News Dementia in the News Caregiving News & Tips

Mayo Clinic Conference on Brain Health and Dementia 2021 – LIVESTREAM

7 days ago
Accreditation Statement In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council...

Tips for Living Alone with Early-Stage Dementia | National Institute on Aging

3 weeks ago
  Learn about ways to cope with changes, prepare for the future, and stay active.Have you been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, or a frontotemporal...

Medications That Worsen Dementia and Increase Dementia Risk: Anticholinergics – DailyCaring

4 weeks ago
  Common medications can cause dementia-like symptoms Common prescription and over-the-counter medications called anticholinergics (anti-col-in-er-jik; hear it) have side effects that can worsen existing Alzheimer’s or dementia symptoms. This type...

Late-Stage Dementia Care: 4 Tips for Overcoming Challenges – Positive Approach to Care

3 months ago
Strategies for a better care experience for both you and the person in your care By Dan Bulgarelli Have you ever run into challenges caring for a person in the...

Dementia-friendly home aims to help people with Alzheimer’s

3 months ago
Many people whose loved ones suffer from Alzheimer’s disease struggle with the idea of leaving them home alone, worried about whether they’ll be safe — and yet, they know independence...

Sundowner’s syndrome: Symptoms, causes, treatment tips, and more

4 months ago
  Sundowner’s syndrome can affect a person with dementia. The person may experience increasing episodes of confusion, agitation, and activity as night approaches. The agitation and personality changes that occur...

Do You See What I See? Hallucinations and Delusions in Dementia – Positive Approach to Care

4 months ago
How they are different and what you can do to help By Dan Bulgarelli Have you ever witnessed a person living with dementia experience hallucinations or delusions? While they both...

Alliance for Aging Research Releases New Educational Films on Neuropsychiatric Symptoms – Alliance for Aging Research

6 months ago
Diseases and injuries that damage the brain can impact how we interact with the world and lead to significant and disabling behavioral and psychological symptoms—also referred to as neuropsychiatric symptoms....

Older Adults with Dementia Exhibit Financial Symptoms Up To Six Years Before Diagnosis – 2020 – News Releases – News – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

11 months ago
November 30, 2020 Older Adults with Dementia Exhibit Financial “Symptoms” Up To Six Years Before Diagnosis Individuals with lower educational status face longer periods of financial difficulty, including missed bill...

10 early signs and symptoms of dementia

02/21/2019
    Dementia is a term that describes a variety of symptoms affecting a person’s cognitive functioning, including their ability to think, remember, and reason. It tends to get worse...