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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We don’t often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but that’s the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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How a Video Game Might Help Someone With Dementia

Video games and dignified dementia care don't initially appear compatible, but advocates from Alzheimer's Australia Victoria have teamed up with a group of designers from Opaque Multimedia to turn thi…

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Can Cartoon Videos Make You Feel Better About Memory Loss?

Laughing in the face of danger is an oft-touted courage-building technique, but learning to laugh in the face of dementia may seem downright impossible — if not a bit uncouth. Families affected by …

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What is the Future of Dementia?

When it comes to dementia, things are never cut and dry. Now, two newly published reports offer conflicting conclusions regarding how widespread Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia will be in the …

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10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See Alzheimer’s

Over 35 million people worldwide struggle with Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Yet, despite the prevalence of Alzheimer's, there's stil…

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Devoted Husband Goes Beyond the Call of Duty for Ill Wife

Matt Muircroft has used his professional decorator's acumen to adorn areas in St. George's Chapel and Windsor Castle—two of the United Kingdom's most storied landmarks. But he considers his latest pro…

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4 Countries With the Right Approach to Dementia Care

By the year 2050, 277 million aging adults are expected to be dependent on others for personal care. Of those 277 million, approximately half will be struggling with symptoms of dementia, according to…

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The Scary Truth About Depression and Dementia

Memory trouble, excessive sleeping, decreased interest in hobbies and activities, social withdrawal—all of these are symptoms often exhibited by a person who is suffering from depression. They also…

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Why Do So Many Dementia Cases in Baby Boomers Go Undiagnosed?

Approximately one out of every eight baby boomers has experienced increasing issues with his or her memory over the past year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Preven…

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How Poetry Can Help People with Dementia

For 20 minutes, silence blankets the room, punctuated only by the soft breathing of two women who are seated, facing one another. The eldest of the two struggles to speak—she has dementia and talki…

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