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The Sleep Disorder that May Be a Sign of Dementia

If you have a tendency to act out your dreams during deep sleep, your brain health may be in jeopardy. Anywhere from 81 to 90 percent of people with rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD)…

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The Dangerous Dementia Symptom That Isn’t Memory Loss

When most people think about the first signs of dementia, memory loss is often top of mind. While it’s true that trouble with short term memory is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s—the most common form of dem…

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This At-Home Test May Be Able to Tell You if You Have Dementia

A pen, a piece of paper and 15 minutes may be all you need to determine whether you or a loved one have early signs of cognitive impairment, which may lead to dementia. The threat of an Alzheimer’s…

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Alzheimer’s or Normal Aging? Scientists May Finally Be Able to Tell

Have you ever lost your keys or blanked on a friend's name and wondered whether you're developing Alzheimer's? This fear is common among people who are middle-aged and older, many of whom have take…

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Do You Have Early-Stage Dementia?

By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com With Alzheimer's so much in the news, it's natural to ask yourself sometimes whether you could be on the brink of the disease or some other dementia. This wo…

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