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Get to Know the Main Alzheimer’s Drugs & How They Help Manage the Disease

The latest Alzheimer’s data is worrying. The disease is now the sixth leading cause of death, rising above both breast cancer and prostate cancer put together. And even though deaths from several chronic health conditions, such as cardiovascular…
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On the Brink of Defeating Alzheimer’s? CareWorks Health Services Shares Latest Breakthroughs

Exciting scientific studies are zeroing in ever nearer towards the eradication of Alzheimer’s disease, this time in the form of two medications already developed and approved by the FDA. This enables accelerated clinical trials and we hope…
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How Elephants Are Helping Alzheimer’s Disease

The old adage, “An elephant never forgets,” is true: elephants really do have incredible memories, even into their old age. For example, they can recall and go back to very specific places decades after visiting them, irrespective of age.…
Mid adult woman embraces her senior mom
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What NOT to Say When a Loved One Is Facing a Health Concern

Have you ever walked into the office or a get-together with friends or family and had someone say to you with great concern, “You really look tired today!” Even though you may have been feeling relatively perky prior to that moment, without…
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Dementia and Guns: A Deadly Mix?

With a heated level of debate rivaling the Hatfields and McCoys, it seems impossible to calmly come to an agreement regarding the issue of gun control. Yet no matter which side of the issue you are on, there’s one little-mentioned situation…
Human brain and jigsaw for Alzheimer's disease in the form of artificial intelligence for technology concept, 3d illustration
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A Radical New Perspective on the Cause of Alzheimer’s Could Change Everything

Thomas Edison's words hold special meaning today regarding the race to locate both the cause and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Each day seems to bring hopeful news…
Senior couple looking at medicine bottles.
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Orange County Alzheimer’s Care Advice: Should You Try Alternative Treatments?

As the expression goes, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That may easily pertain to the current influx of businesses touting alternative supplements, dietary programs, and herbal concoctions in an effort to cure, or at least…
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Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: Are Seniors at Risk After Surgery?

Undergoing surgery for older adults commonly involves some inherent risks, but there’s a little-known effect impacting a significant number of seniors following surgery that we all have to be aware of: POCD (postoperative cognitive dysfunction).…
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Get the Scoop on the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials that Are Showing the Most Promise

Currently about 10% of the over-65 population, around 5.7 million seniors, are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease—and that number is anticipated to escalate to as many as 14 million by the year 2050. The race is on as researchers scramble…
Alzheimer's Senior Woman With Adult Daughter At Home
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When Is a Lie Okay When Dealing with Alzheimer's?

At an early age, we learn the story of George Washington’s mishap with the cherry tree and his bold admittance to his parents, “I cannot tell a lie; I chopped down the cherry tree!” Honesty is embedded in our character, and even telling…