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The Easily-Treatable Condition That’s Often Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

Great strides have been made in increasing public awareness and research dollars for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s. But there’s a lesser-known disorder, called…

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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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8 Facts About Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body dementia (LBD) is a very serious condition that is often overshadowed by its more well-known cousin, Alzheimer’s disease. To clear up some of the confusion, here are 8 things everyone should…

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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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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com editor How do you know if your parent has Alzheimer's disease or dementia? If dad continually forgets where he puts his keys, or mom seems to get easily confused th…

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