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The Delicate Balance Between Science & Aging

The Newest Research in Aging and How to Live a Long Life While it may not come as a surprise … Read More

New Research Suggests Alzheimer’s Starts Outside of the Brain

Learn how studies indicate that the whole body impacts a healthy brain and one’s susceptibility to Alzheimer’s More than five … Read More

How to Live a Long Life

Research on Those Living to 110 May Provide Clues to How Genetics Impact Long Life There are many theories on … Read More

Can Regular Exercise Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

New research suggests moderate exercise may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s As more drug trials for Alzheimer’s disease fail … Read More

How Aging Research Will Reshape Our Lives

New research into the science of genomics may influence how we age, our capacity to build brain health and the … Read More

How Art Therapy Helps Caregivers and Those with Dementia

Art therapy is used for many things; it helps people recover from trauma, it helps family units transform themselves and it can help facilitate psychiatric counseling. Art therapy is known for its ability to encourage interaction, sharing and trust in a safe place. Now it is being used to help those showing early signs of dementia and memory loss. Read More

New Quality Measures May Improve Dementia Care

Even when a diagnosis of dementia has been made, physicians may be hesitant to tell the person. Part of the reason for that is that currently a diagnosis of dementia can be made only on circumstantial behavioral information, not on clinical facts and data. Read More

How Speech and Auditory Processing Could Predict Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

In 2013, a study out of Johns Hopkins led by Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., found that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than similarly aged adults with normal hearing. Read More

Why Alzheimer’s Is Proving to Be Harder to Diagnose in Men

Last week, we highlighted some of the major gender studies in Alzheimer’s research and why two-thirds of those diagnosed with the disease are women.
Now we’ve learned about a new study out of Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL that suggests there are thousands of men living with Alzheimer’s who have yet to be diagnosed since current testing is more likely to miss the disease in men than in women. Read More

Why Does Alzheimer’s Affect More Women than Men?

Women make up two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Given the general population is about half women, that … Read More